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What is wrong here?

Posted by haxuan Vietnam (My Page) on
Wed, Sep 6, 06 at 22:14

The leaves of my gloxinia look like this. What's wrong with it and how to cure? Thanks for your inputs.

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RE: What is wrong here?

  • Posted by jon_d Northern Calif. (My Page) on
    Fri, Sep 22, 06 at 12:31

The brown spots could be from a variety of problems. I don't know which. It might be a fungus growing on the leaves, brought on by the high humidity and constantly warm temperatures. Gloxinias come from Brazil and are somewhat tropical, growing around Rio, so they should be happy where you are. So, I don't know. Spotting on leaves can also be caused by excessive fertilizing or uptake of something such as salt.

Jon


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RE: What is wrong here?

Thank you Jon. Updates: Although the blotches didn't go away, the plants, as a whole, are still healthy. I have removed all blooms and put the plants in shade house to rest... they don't, they produce new growth.
As I know nothing about gloxinias... I will leave them alone and wait.


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