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Growth on my rocket

Posted by Eneppl none (My Page) on
Tue, Nov 6, 12 at 16:07

Hi im quite new to gardening and have been attempting my first ever seed harvest of a rocket plant that i planted some months ago. I have gotten one seed pod off my plant which has hundreds but over the past 2 days it has acquired a bluish whitish growth on the stem which i am concerned about. I think it may be eggs of some sort or a disease... If anyone could have a look and let me know what it is that would be great :D


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RE: Growth on my rocket

Those are aphids. If you prod them they will move. Just swoosh them off with the hose or your fingers. No need to reach for the chemicals on a single pod.


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RE: Growth on my rocket

Ah thank you, I dont like the idea of using any chemicals so this is great news :D


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