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Dark spots on every leaf! help

Posted by jollygreen07 (My Page) on
Sun, Sep 16, 07 at 11:21

I have grown african violets for years. I put my three favorite plants outside one day for some fresh air. They were under the cover of the front porch... Well, here in Colorado we got an afternoon rain shower and the next morning every leaf had a large brown spot on it. What should I do?

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RE: Dark spots on every leaf! help

Did the sun come out after the rain? When water touches the leaf then the sun shines, it is like a prism and doubles the intensity and will burn the leaf.


RE: Dark spots on every leaf! help

I get lots of intence sun here, so I think that is what happend ! Should I pinch off all the leaves? or just wait untill they die? Every leaf has a huge brown spot in it with some green around it. About 60% of each leaf is affected. I love love my plants and I want to save them. Thanks for your response.

RE: Dark spots on every leaf! help

You will need some of those green in the leaves to supply nitrogen to the plant. Don't take off too many leaves unless it is a large plant.


RE: Dark spots on every leaf! help

Thank you Nancy for your advice. I think I will get a grow light for the ICU !!

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