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Brown spots and holes in Okra leaves

Posted by johndeaux 10a (My Page) on
Wed, May 20, 09 at 19:29

My Okra has only been in the ground a little while and since the rainstorms, they damage in the linked picture below has shown up. It's only in 2 of the 8 plants so far.

Any suggestions?

Here is a link that might be useful: Suffering Okra


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RE: Brown spots and holes in Okra leaves

Okay, I figured out how to insert the picture using HTML.
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There's similar damage to my Swiss Chard.
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RE: Brown spots and holes in Okra leaves

my guess is snails or slugs, the recent rains is where they thrive. Many products out like Sluggo that will solve your problem prehaps. Do you see any slugs or snails around in the late evening?


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RE: Brown spots and holes in Okra leaves

I haven't seen anything out there except an occassional large black bug that was all over the sunflowers last year.

I'll try the beer bottle trick tonight and see what I get.

Thanks for your response.


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RE: Brown spots and holes in Okra leaves

almost for certain snail. Them and cut worms do their nightly damage and disappear.


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RE: Brown spots and holes in Okra leaves

Well, I found a slug about a quarter of an inch long on my Swiss Chard last night.

Fortunately, they're easy to kill.


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