Is my Jacaranda tree sick???


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So you think it would be from over watering?
I think that would be it, because I mist the leaves and water it every day.
But the rough things on the branches could that just be the bark of the tree starting to develop because there starting to turn brown?
 

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So you think it would be from over watering?
I think that would be it, because I mist the leaves and water it every day.
But the rough things on the branches could that just be the bark of the tree starting to develop because there starting to turn brown?
Yes it could be the watering if you water it everyday and don't let the soil dry out in-between the watering. Don't know what's on the plant, could you do a close up of it ?
 
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@tom937828 I can`t see the problem on your plant clearly enough. so could you look closely and see if you see anything that resembles this
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I could not get a good one ,but it is like hard rough stuff that spreads on the branches and it starting to turn brown. I know its not bugs or the trunk but there are a lot of bugs in the soil.
 

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Hey; I have the same problem with mine. Mine is over 20 feet or so, and the small branches have that. I am not sure what it is tho. It looks like the pic of @Tetters.
 
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It becomes extremely difficult for those of us here who have some gardening experience to diagnose plant problems when the information offered is sketchy. Photos that are too small, blurred and unclear are impossible to judge.
One easy reply cannot answer every question about every plant, and the problems can be very different - one from the next.

The reason I uploaded the above photos for @tom937828 is obvious, but I didn`t get a reply - he seems to have moved his query elsewhere.

The above pictures show an infestation of mealy bugs and another of scale, both of these problems will have devastating results if not dealt with quickly.
 
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You have an infestation of both hard and soft scale insects. There are numerous ways to kill the soft scale insects, including rubbing alcohol, synthetic pesticides, insecticidal soaps. The best and safest IMO is Spinosad Soap. This will effectively kill the soft scale insects but will do nothing against the hard scale insects. They must be smothered and the best way is with Neem Oil. The soft fuzzy insects (mealybugs) will fall off but the hard scale insects are permanently attached, even when dead. They will fall off as the plant grows.
 
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You have an infestation of both hard and soft scale insects. There are numerous ways to kill the soft scale insects, including rubbing alcohol, synthetic pesticides, insecticidal soaps. The best and safest IMO is Spinosad Soap. This will effectively kill the soft scale insects but will do nothing against the hard scale insects. They must be smothered and the best way is with Neem Oil. The soft fuzzy insects (mealybugs) will fall off but the hard scale insects are permanently attached, even when dead. They will fall off as the plant grows.
@Chuck did you realise that the above pictures of mealies and scale are mine? I could not see the OP`s photos clearly enough.
 
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@Chuck did you realise that the above pictures of mealies and scale are mine? I could not see the OP`s photos clearly enough.
Another Senior Moment on my part. No, I didn't realize it until now. And you are correct about posters who post pictures that are out of focus or too far away. Don't they ever look at what they post? Most of the time I can read people's minds but only if they think first.
 
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I`m trying hard not to fall out of my pram !!!! Do you like my new Christmas avatar :giggle:
 
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I`m trying hard not to fall out of my pram !!!! Do you like my new Christmas avatar :giggle:
Yeah, I do but I am not sure what it is. Here in Texas it could be a possum or a dog. I am fairly certain it isn't Zigs although my eyesight isn't what it once was.
 
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It`s a groot Chuck - one of these all dressed up in tinsel for Christmas
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I dress her up to suit the season.
That`s a nice clear picture don`t you think (y)
 
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It`s a groot Chuck - one of these all dressed up in tinsel for Christmas View attachment 74131 I dress her up to suit the season.
That`s a nice clear picture don`t you think (y)
I've never even heard of a groot. It's an excellent picture and I can see now that there is only a faint resemblance to Zigs, something about the groots hand on his chin and the what happened expression on his face.
 
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