Something growing on shade plants

patsi(z7-S.Jersey)July 13, 2005

It's white and powdery.

What is it?

Thanks,
Pat

Here is a link that might be useful: Bad White Stuff

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firethorn(Zone 4 MN)

Almost looks like powdery mildew, but I didn't think that it would grow on fleshy plants. In any case, spraying the affected plants with a mixture of 9 cups water to 1 cup milk should take care of your problem.

    Bookmark   July 17, 2005 at 5:09PM
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daisy_ny6(z6 NY)

That's not powdery mildew (which tends to be greyish and without texture). That looks like mealybugs.

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    Bookmark   July 20, 2005 at 2:23PM
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