Eggplant Plants
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Eggplant

Zone hamilton waikato New Zealand | lambert.johnandgladys added on December 30, 2016 | Answered

What is the cause and solution of white colour on the leaves?

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Alisma
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Answered on December 30, 2016

If you see a white, powder-like substance on the leaves, this is powdery mildew. Please see these articles for help:

http://mgorange.ucanr.edu/Edible_Plants/?ds=530&uid=96
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/squash/powdery-mildew-in-squash.htm

If instead the leaves are turning pale green/yellow and then almost white, this could be sunburn or a nutrient deficiency. See this article:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/eggplant/eggplants-turning-yellow.htm

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