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Is this bug-related? :(

Posted by TashhChilli none (My Page) on
Mon, Sep 1, 14 at 8:56

Hay! I'm brand new to this website, so I hope I'm getting this right.

This is my bean plant (I don't know what type of bean yet, I just found it in the fridge so I planted it, beans aren't my forte).
Recently I've been noticing these markings on the leaves and I can't work out what's wrong with it, it doesn't seem to be affecting the actual plant too much but I'm worried it might contagious?

In case the picture didn't upload they're just small yellowish holes in the leaves, but not the type of holes that I usually see left by caterpillars or slugs etc. I've checked the plant thoroughly and can see no signs of creatures, I thought it might be Thrips, but the holes look bigger and less frequent.

Any help is greatly appreciated :D


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RE: Is this bug-related? :(

Thrips, even if present, don't make holes.

I doubt those few very small spots are significant.

If it's indoors, it needs to outdoors and into the ground or a larger pot.
Further, what did you fill the pot with? Needs to be potting mix, not soil.


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RE: Is this bug-related? :(

Yeah, I don't think it's really affecting the plant, but all the new leaves coming through are like this.

I leave them outside for a few hours each day and then bring them in when it stars getting cold. Yeah, I planted it with seedling mix and then top layered it with some soil because I ran out haha.


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RE: Is this bug-related? :(

could wind be beating this thing around a bit when its outside ????

it will be fun to grow it indoors ... but you may never see produce from it.. indoors.. in winter... most veg crops need full blinding sun.. to produce flower and veg ...

but i hope you have fun trying ...

ken


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