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garotinhoJuly 6, 2008

Hi, i have planted a passiflora edulis flavicarpa in a container about 3 months ago. Lately the plant has been under attack. The plant has many leaves with small puncture dots.

It also has some leaves that are covered with a waxy/clear plastic substance.

Who might be the culprit? Any ideas on how to manage the situation.


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daveh_sf(San Francisco)

For the first photo I'd guess spider mites. Look on the bottom of the leaf for tiny reddish specks. For the second photo I don't know.

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