Chili Pepper Plants
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Our Chili Plant Has Spots

Zone QLD | Shobhi added on September 21, 2011 | Answered

The chili plant has white spots that are not like cotton wool all along the bark of the branches. How do we get rid of it? B

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Heather
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Answered on September 23, 2011

If you meant that it is like cotton wool, then you likely have mealybugs. This article will help:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/mealybugs-white-residue-on-plants-leaves.htm

If you did mean it is not like cotton, then it is likely a fungus. Treat the plant with a fungicide and that should clear it up.

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