3

enter image description hereenter image description hereenter image description hereI have noticed a fading on my Ipomoea leaves and a fine white fuzz around the leaves too.

Can anyone help me identify the problem? They grow on may balcony, Have plenty of sunshine and have not been fertilised.

  • A picture of the situation would be very helpful for identification of the problem. – benn Aug 29 '19 at 9:29
  • @benn here are some pictures. Thank you – IpomoeaGirl Aug 29 '19 at 9:43
  • 1
    This is a spider mite infection. – benn Aug 29 '19 at 9:51
  • Oh dear. will I be able to save the plant by hosing it down or shall I uproot it? @benn? – IpomoeaGirl Aug 29 '19 at 10:01
  • Unfortunately, I am personally myself not a champ in curing spider mites infections. But you might want to search this site or google, to find ways to treat this infection. Good luck. – benn Aug 29 '19 at 10:08
1

This looks like a spider mite infection. You should treat it with an acaricide (not insecticide). They should have special stuff for the mites at your local garden supply store.

0

Used a combination of oil:dish soap , 3:1, Sprayed the plant every alternate day for 10 days and it is now Thriving! :) FYI @daria @ben

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.