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Lichen on Magnolia


By Casso

Kent, United Kingdom Gb

I have lichen on the bark of my magnolia tree. How do I get rid of it please?




A small amount of lichen will not harm your magnolia and indicates clean air. If the tree is covered in it just pick off by hand.

5 Jul, 2010


Thank you moongrower. I am told it is lichen but here is a photo

6 Jul, 2010


Sorry the photo didn't appear so I'm probably doing something wrong.

6 Jul, 2010


Photo is there Casso and yes it is lichen.

6 Jul, 2010


Thank you moongrower. I thought it was fungus and have been spraying it witha fungicide.

7 Jul, 2010


Ah well that wont have any effect on it at all.

7 Jul, 2010


Thank you for the advice Moon grower. I'll leave it there now I know it won't do any harm.

8 Jul, 2010

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