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Powdery mildew on pumpkin leaves?

Posted by gardenandlearn 10b (My Page) on
Tue, Jul 15, 14 at 19:55

I came outside today to see these ghostly white patches on my pumpkin leaves. This is a Connecticut Field pumpkin plant and I'm not sure if this is powdery mildew or a regular leaf pattern common in this variety.


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RE: Powdery mildew on pumpkin leaves?

Not sure, check the back of the leaf also. Does it look fuzzy??


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RE: Powdery mildew on pumpkin leaves?

Nevermind thank you for your help but I think it's just a pattern of the leaves because all of the new leaves after this just naturally have this pattern.


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RE: Powdery mildew on pumpkin leaves?

Yeah, this is just natural silvering of the leaves.

Rodney


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RE: Powdery mildew on pumpkin leaves?

Yeah, I wonder what makes pumpkin plants mottle their leaves like this? Maybe aphids or other plant harming insects think it resembles a moth or something harmful to them.


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