wrinkled leaves

wyattinhawaiiOctober 3, 2006

I have Tamatillos that the top of the plants the leaves are wrinkled and none producing. The none wrinkled areas are producing. I had the same thing with hawaiian peppers so I cut the plant down to the ground. The pepper grew a new stalk and now produces well. Does anyone know how to treat the wrinkled leaves or what is the cause.

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Embothrium(USDA 8 Sunset 5 WA)

Did you look for bugs?

    Bookmark   October 17, 2006 at 11:36PM
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grovespirit(Zone 9)

I've had leaves go wrinkly on tomatillos, tomatoes, and peppers too. From careful journaling, I determined that stress to the plants causes it. In California, the stress was cold weather. Here in Hawaii the stress tends to be caused by underwatering (since cold isn't a problem).

Good luck.

    Bookmark   October 22, 2006 at 4:36AM
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