itsfighter. first one didnt survive because of tap water. The spots are visible from both sides of the leaf. If the damage recurs, appropriate fungicides are available to deal with the situation. Soft scales are covered in a protective coating of … Lucky bamboo - Black spots and yellowing leaves. So-called grain rust fungi can attack the bamboo and cause brown-red spots. If there are sticky spots on the leaves, you have to reach for the aphid killer and treat the plant accordingly. As he said when he got on the phone, "Man, she saw that s*%t under our bed and she's out the door. The nymphs are translucent and can appear to be the same color as the leaves. Scales and spider mites are the most common pests of bamboo, according to the University of Kentucky. Dark spots were there before and haven't stopped after fertilization. Post subject: Brown dots and spots on bamboo leaves. Bamboo Pests. Bamboo are perennial plants that shed their leaves gradually over the year with the oldest leaves turning yellow and dropping. Scales are small insects that attach themselves to a plant and feed on the sap in leaves and stems. The health benefits of this extraordinary bamboo leaf is thanks to the high antioxidants inside. It is hard to see the bugs with the naked eye as they are tinny, but the spots on the leaves are an indication of sucking caused by this tinny pests. Both nymphs and adults suck the fluids from new growth, which causes fresh leaves to be stunted or twisted. WHITEFLIES. CAUSE: Whiteflies are small, moth-like insects that cluster on the undersides of leaves. Consuming decoction of bamboo leaves on a regular basis can prevent premature aging of the skin, remove wrinkles, tighten skin and remove black spots. If the cause is normal leaf shedding most of the leaves on the bamboo … The primary cause of yellowing leaves is the normal leaf drop of older leaves. Bamboo on the photo got a bit pale due to nutrient deficiency, but is now turning back dark green after fertilization. 4. Posted: Sun Jun 12, 2016 1:15 pm . Hi everyone, This is my first post in this forum. 5 years ago. On her way to Mama's." This is my second lucky bamboo. SYMPTOMS: Stunted or twisted leaves, white spots or black moldy areas on the top of foliage. I sprayed the hell out of them and they do not appear to have mites, aphids or similar insects. I had a firsthand experience of a homeowner melt down when she learned the truth about the spots. Collect the affected leaves and observe the further course. Bamboo Leaves Turning Yellow at the Edges with Pale Spots The spot is an indication of the pest invasion, which could be a result of mite’s infestation. Gone! And be careful with those who seem to be a bit more obsessive about maintaining a spic-and-span appearance.