What is causing the new leaves of our Ladies' Fingers okra plants to become thin and curl? One of the plants has started to dry at the bottom part of the stem.

Location: Kolkata, India.

Leaves curling

Stem drying

  • Could you share how do you water your plants? How many plants are there in a container and what is the weather and temperature?
    – Yennie
    Mar 21, 2017 at 2:24
  • We water it bu mugs. This container has 2 plants. We have not more than 2 per container. The weather is hot and humid in summers. Temperatures ranges from 28 to 36 degree C and humidity is max at 80.
    – Muddassar
    Mar 22, 2017 at 9:29
  • How often do you water? Another latest update on the plant condition?
    – Yennie
    Apr 4, 2017 at 12:04

1 Answer 1


Leaf curl on vegetables can be a mosaic virus but is far more likely to be stress in non-commercial crops.

Too much fertilizer, too little humidity ( though 80% should be more than ample ) are the most likely causes.

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