Fig tree problem, help

Maarten van Helden Maarten.vanhelden at
Fri Jun 2 04:27:17 EST 1995

In article <D9G8Ix.L60 at>, 
pmm at says...
>I  have a weeping fig tree that has started to drip a clear 
>substance from its leaves. Almost all of the leaves are very 
sticky to 
>the touch. Has anyone seen this or know what to  do about it?

Sounds to me like an infection with some kind of bacteria. Not 
easy to cure. The fluid that comes out is probably full of 

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