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Bloom rot

Gourd    Carrollton, Ky

My plant is growing fine but when it blooms it rots off at neck of stem any suggestions???

Asked by: Teresa Jackson (1 point)   Posted:July 28, 2015

1 answer    7 views

Yellow leaf veins on okra seedling

Okra    None Given.

My seedlings are doing great but one seedling is showing signs of some nutrition deficiency though they are watered the same time and planted in the same potting mix plz help

Asked by: reem (8 points)   Posted:July 27, 2015

1 answer    27 views

Discoloured fruit of my raspberries
Raspberry discolouration

Raspberry    Mallorca

I have been growing raspberries and other soft fruits for many years in Rhodesia and UK but now being in Mallorca, my raspberries have a strange discolouration on the fruit (see...

Asked by: Brian Gatcombe (1 point)   Posted:July 26, 2015

1 answer    28 views

Are these moths harmful to watermelon?

General    Iran

I had found many of these moths in field of watermelon.I don't know what should I do with them. Does this moth damage watermelon?

Asked by: Musa (1 point)   Posted:July 26, 2015

1 answer    43 views

Oregano changing color

Oregano    None Given.

Why is my oregano plant changing color? Is it still edible?

Asked by: michelle (3 points)   Posted:July 26, 2015

1 answer    37 views

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Cucumbers turning yellow

Cucumber    Redcar

I have one cucumber plant in a greenhouse, it has produced two excellent cucumber but suddenly all the other fruit on the vine have turned yellow and are not developing. Any...

Asked by: John (1 point)   Posted:July 25, 2015

1 answer    45 views

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What's eating my young scarlet runner beans?

Bean    Vancouver Island, BC, Canada

My scarlet runner bean plants are healthy and growing very well. However, I have noticed that as soon as the flowers have died, the immature bean which would normally develop...

Asked by: Stu Barber (1 point)   Posted:July 24, 2015

1 answer    51 views

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Controlling spider mites in glasshouse

General    None Given.

Hey, I'm really have trouble fighting spider mites in my greenhouse! I would like to know if i need to take the plants out of the greenhouse and spray and wash the greenhouse...

Asked by: reem (8 points)   Posted:July 24, 2015

1 answer    34 views

The black spots are soft, resembling the same leaf structure as if the leaf is completely ok
Ficus leaves turning blackish

General    Prague, Central EUROPE

Hello, recently i got a new plant - ficus australis (bought outdoor, kept indoors) but shortly after i fell in love with how beautiful it looks, its leaves started to turn black...

Asked by: Helen (1 point)   Posted:July 21, 2015

1 answer    89 views

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Lila Avocado leaves turning brown in heat

Avocado    Goliad, Texas

Planted tree about 4 months ago. Water regularly, twice a week. Why have all leaves turned brown? I'm in South Texas Ben

Asked by: Ben (1 point)   Posted:July 20, 2015

1 answer    59 views

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Okra disease

Okra    Callao, VA

What causes a nearly transparent gel-like substance on stalk and stems of our okra?

Asked by: Pamela Bowers (1 point)   Posted:July 20, 2015

1 answer    44 views

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Worms on strawberries

Strawberry    sabetha kansas 66534

worms similar to bagworms are on strawberry plants planted this spring in an old horsetank. they were doing very well then these worms appeared recently in numbers. the worm is...

Asked by: karla epple (1 point)   Posted:July 19, 2015

0 answers    49 views

Leaf has curled down
Chilli leaves curling downward

Chilli Pepper    Muzaffarnagar (U.P)

Please tell me sir about this desease of chilli, may be its affected by sucking paste or white fly or mites

Asked by: Abhay panwar (1 point)   Posted:July 19, 2015

1 answer    68 views

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Purple flies on sage leaves

Sage    Cherry hill nj

I have purple fly like bugs on the backs of my sage plants' leaves. What are they? How do I remove them and prevent recurrence ?

Asked by: Barbara schnepper (1 point)   Posted:July 18, 2015

1 answer    61 views

Walnut leaves turning brown and withering

Walnut    None Given.

we have walnuts from seedlings that have leaves that are turning brown as if they are scorched.

Asked by: Phil.ray (1 point)   Posted:July 17, 2015

0 answers    68 views

Garlic bulb forming on above-ground stem of plant

Garlic    State College, PA

Can anyone tell me what's going on with this garlic? It's bulbing out from the stem!

Asked by: Matt (6 points)   Posted:July 15, 2015

1 answer    67 views

6th day after germination.
Precisely when to thin down sunflowers after first true leaves?

Sunflower    Karachi, Pakistan

My Velvet Queen journal can be viewed at: https://www.plantvillage.com/gardens/193?locale=en I started velvet queen seeds and today is the sixth day after germination. The...

Asked by: Naveed (4 points)   Posted:July 15, 2015

1 answer    59 views

Disease in vegetable plot

General    Tanzania

I have a plot which i planted various separate crops, these are african egg plant, tomato and mustard, but the vegetable in a picture in my plot have a spots which i cant...

Asked by: Ahmad (1 point)   Posted:July 15, 2015

1 answer    62 views

Velvet Queen Sunflower seedlings, 4th day after germinating.
Which sunflower seedlings should I thin?

Sunflower    Karachi, Pakistan

My Velvet Queen journal can be viewed at: https://www.plantvillage.com/gardens/193?locale=en I planted 5 velvet queen seeds into my usual sunflower pot with new soil. This is...

Asked by: Naveed (4 points)   Posted:July 13, 2015

1 answer    93 views

What is wrong with my basil?

Basil    None Given.

I purchased a basil plant from whole foods and growing it indoors in my sunny living room. It has been growing well, but has white specs on many of the leaves. There are more...

Asked by: Yiqun Bai (1 point)   Posted:July 13, 2015

2 answers    100 views

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Which vegetables and herbs do well in hydroponics?

General    Central Florida - Zone 9A/9B

I teach horticulture at a federal correctional facility and am about to double the size of the indoor hydroponics area. And I am excited to say we are adding an indoor...

Asked by: Susan League, UF/IFAS Sumter Program Assistant (29 points)   Posted:July 11, 2015

1 answer    126 views

Winter squash: ready to harvest?

Squash    None Given.

I have a few winter squash growing and I'm not sure when to cut them. The stems are quite firm as is the fruit flesh. Thanks for your input!

Asked by: Ashworth (1 point)   Posted:July 11, 2015

1 answer    76 views

whats wrong with my watermelon plant

Watermelon    None Given.

hi , my water nelon plants are in containers in my temprature controled greenhouse with a 24c room temprature. they are watered well get good sun and floweres just great but it...

Asked by: reem (8 points)   Posted:July 8, 2015

2 answers    123 views

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Brown or burned tips on the leaves of mulberry fruit tree

General    los Angeles country

I have this young pakistan mulberry fruit tree which was planted in the ground with 2 new bags of potting soil about three months ago. Recently has this developed brown or...

Asked by: Michael Yeung (1 point)   Posted:July 7, 2015

1 answer    107 views

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Pink leaves on recently planted apricot

Apricot    Campbell's Ferry, Salmon River, idaho

Two months ago we planted two new Moorpark apricot trees. Although they both look healthy, the newest leaves on one are a bright pink color. What could be the reason for that?

Asked by: Phyllis Tims (1 point)   Posted:July 3, 2015

1 answer    103 views

Nitrogen deficiency in Cannabis

General    None Given.

I do have medicinal cannabis and they are grown outdoor where it's hot and humid. I started noticing this rust like spots or brown if you wish on the lower leaves rather than...

Asked by: reem (8 points)   Posted:July 2, 2015

1 answer    134 views

White spots - deficiency?

Squash    None Given.

I started my plants around 10 days ago in a compost and perlite outdoors. It's summer where I live so it's hot, but in the shade. I started noticing these white spots and I...

Asked by: reem (8 points)   Posted:July 2, 2015

2 answers    138 views

Problem with kafir lime foliage

Lime, sour    brisbane

My grandma (in Malaysia) has a kafir lime tree that grows healthy deep green leaves which develop little spots, then the entire leaf yellows. There doesn't appear to be any...

Asked by: luvyabug (3 points)   Posted:July 1, 2015

2 answers    160 views