African Violets

How to Treat Powdery Mildew on African Violets

errhah added on March 23, 2015 | Answered

I have a large number of African Violets and have noticed a powdery substance on some of the leaves of several plants. I think it is probably Powdery Mildew, but how to treat it? How invasive is it? Do I need to isolate the Violets that have it? HELP! Thank you for any advice you can share.

Share this Question:
Log in or sign up to help answer this question.
Check here if you would like to receive notifications every time this question is answered.
You are subscribed to receive notifications whenever this question is answered.
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on March 23, 2015

Plants that show signs of powdery mildew should be isolated once they show symptoms of powdery mildew. If left untreated, it will spread. You will want to pinch off the affected areas and discard of them, then apply any of the treatments outlined in the articles below - your treatment options range from organic to chemical:

Was this answer useful?
Looking for more?
Here are more questions about African Violets

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

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