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Chilli plant showing deformed leaves with brown traces under leaves

I am having trouble finding what is causing my chilli plant to look unhealthy. My googling suggest it may be a pest problem but there are no signs of pests on the plant. I have briefly seen the odd ...
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My bean plants are struggling, how can I help them?

I'm growing three different colored beans, one is white, one is yellow, and one is red. They were growing fine, but it wasn't until about 2 weeks ago that problems started to arise. Two of them ...
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What are these white specks on this osteospermum (african daisy)?

This african daisy plant has lots of tiny white "crystals" of varying sizes all over the soil and stem, with some on top of the leaves as well (not as much underneath). It looks a lot like ...
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How to get rid of these small black bugs on gardenia

My gardenia is more than 6 months old. it was in good health. Suddenly I noticed that the gardenia leaves are turning yellow. I thought that it was because of natural causes. So, I ignored it ...
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What is the prognosis for Camellia japonica with 90% of leaves removed?

The damndeer ate 90 % of the leaves and 75 % of the leaf buds ( 1/4 to 1/2 inch long at this time) from a 4 ft tall Camellia japonica. It has been in that location about 4 years. Normally there is a ...
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Apple plant abnormal leaves

I have a apple plant which is about 5months old(guessed). As you can see in the image below the new leaves are curling up. I don't know what causes this or how to treat for this. This has happened to ...
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What caterpillar is this?

And how do I get rid of it... The beasts are about 2 cm long. At first I thought there was a parasite in my plants since I only saw the poppy-seed-like excrement. Until someone mentioned it was ...
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Snap pea seedlings wilting

I transplanted some snap pea (sugar bon from Baker creek) seedlings a few weeks ago. For a while they were looking great and starting to grow. Then several of them started to wilt and turn white. When ...
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What is eating this leaf and how can I stop it?

There is some kind of worm or larva eating this plan. It has done quite extensive damage in what seems to be a couple of days. It is not the first year this has happened. Is there any way to get ...
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Whats up with my grapevine

Im located in south Jersey Soil is clay but was amended with leafcompost, micronutrients stuff and topped with 4" woodchips. Only watered it when planted and monitored the moister level before ...
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Should I prune skeletonized leaves?

Follow up to this question. I've killed all of the Japanese beetles on my fruit trees, and will continue to monitor them every morning. Unfortunately I have a lot of skeletonized leaves. Seems like ...
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What is eating a young persimmon's leaves?

I have a Sweet Fuyu persimmon that was planted this Spring. Its leaves are being eaten up by something - what is it? I occasionally find 1-3 tiny (~1/16") ants on it, which I remove when found. ...
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What is this cluster of tiny tan eggs on my citrus tree leaf?

I have a young orange tree in my yard in southern California. It had a rough winter (lost every leaf) but it's coming back now. Today I found this cluster of eggs on one of the leaves: The eggs are ...
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Tahitian Lime tree leaves eaten?

I got this Tahitian Dwarf Lime tree not long ago and I was surprised to find a few of the leaves being bitten. I'm not sure what to do to stop/prevent this from reocurring. Any advice?
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Something eats my sweet potato leaves

Something eats leaves, mostly youg ones, any idea what's that? I can't identify any pests when looking closer.
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Very small black dots/dents in new pepper leaves

this is my first time posting here and I've scoured the internet for days. This is only a problem on the relatively new leaves on my Trinidad Scorpion and Carolina Reaper. They are small black dots ...
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What are these small black flecks on my brussels sprouts?

I've been battling aphids all summer and they were ruthless to all my brassica plants. It's the beginning of October and they seem to have backed off of my kale (what's left of it), but I've still ...
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Did a caterpillar or mealybugs cause my olive tree to drop all ti

I brought my olive tree inside from the balcony. After 2 weeks leaves started dropping off like crazy. At first I thought it was the shock of moving it, but I found that there was a lot of clumped up ...
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Squirrels and cedar damage

I have a cedar that's been thick and beautiful for 25 years. This year, and for the first time ever, the neighborhood squirrel decided it wanted cedar branches for it's nest. Within one day, the ...
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Brown spots on mango leaves

I germinated and then planted a mango from the pit of a store-bought fruit. It has been kept indoors by a window, and was just repotted 2 days ago in “cactus/citrus” soil. Over the last week, I ...
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