What's your question? Ask

Sweet Potato Plants

Q.Hi. My Sweet Potatoes Leaves Started Having White Patches. Only Topside Of Leaves Not The Bottom. Is It Still Edible And How Do I

Zone Singapore | hazel tan added on May 28, 2020 | Answered

solve this problem please ? Appreciate your advice. Thanks. May I know how do I prevent this situation ? Are the plants still edible ?

A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on May 29, 2020

If you look on the undersides of the leaves, you will notice very small dots, and webbing. Some may be black, brown or orange, and they are alive!

Spider mites cause this damage. This is a problem that needs to be solved as fast as possible, as it will devastate your crop, completely.

Here are some articles that will help:





Was this answer useful?

hazel tan
Answered on May 30, 2020

Thanks so much for the advice. I appreciate it.

Was this answer useful?

Log in or sign up to help answer this question.

Did you find this helpful? Share it with your friends!

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.

Looking for more?
here are more questions about...
Sweet Potato Plants
Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

Do you know a lot about gardening?
Become a GKH Gardening Expert