Growth on my rocket

EnepplNovember 6, 2012

Hi im quite new to gardening and have been attempting my first ever seed harvest of a rocket plant that i planted some months ago. I have gotten one seed pod off my plant which has hundreds but over the past 2 days it has acquired a bluish whitish growth on the stem which i am concerned about. I think it may be eggs of some sort or a disease... If anyone could have a look and let me know what it is that would be great :D

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flora_uk(SW UK 8/9)

Those are aphids. If you prod them they will move. Just swoosh them off with the hose or your fingers. No need to reach for the chemicals on a single pod.

    Bookmark   November 6, 2012 at 4:42PM
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Eneppl

Ah thank you, I dont like the idea of using any chemicals so this is great news :D

    Bookmark   November 6, 2012 at 7:09PM
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