Eggplant Plants

Scale on Eggplant


mae added on July 16, 2012 | Answered

Eggplant has scale like on it. I planted an eggplant bush and about 1 month ago only one eggplant appeared, but it is scaly looking and won't be good to eat. What is this and why hasn't it produced more fruit?


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Heather
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on July 25, 2012

There is actually a pest that is called scale and it is possible that this is what you are seeing. Here is more information on that:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/scale-bug-how-to-control-plant-scale.htm

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