MOLD

I planted a wisteria on the west side window to an out building where my office and tool room are. Because it's been 108 degrees this week and we just replaced our compressor/fan, I thought about growing the wisteria OVER this building's roof. Then I noticed that there appears to be mold growing under the wisteria that's there. I guess this makes sense for mold to be growing in an area of reduced air movement due to the dense plant being these... right?
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BradMM wrote:

Or the plants have aphids or something, and the mold is growing on the aphid "dew".
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Bob F wrote:

And this is some sort of a problem?
The bigger problem would be that eventually the wisteria would likely cause severe structural damage to the building if it's allowed to actually grow onto the structure itself.
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The only differences between wisteria and a wrecking ball are that wisteria takes longer and looks better while doing it.
To the OP - you should figure out a better way to shade your condenser.
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Most likely. Mold can not grow without moisture and something to feed on. Get rid of the moisture and increase air circulation. UV rays kill mold too.
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You not only have mold, dirt, bugs, but the roots embeded onto the morter are loosening it, sure let it grow on the roof, it will be the first area to leak, I guarntee.
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