Honeydew Melons

Shape of Leaves


jad4254 added on July 12, 2012 | Answered

My Honeydew melon vines seemed to be doing fine. But now, like overnight, the leaves are curling up to where they look like an old prize fighter's cauliflower ear. Why??


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Heather
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on July 16, 2012

If it is Melon leaf curl virus, this is a relatively new disease and there is not much published on it as of yet. Because of this, I am unable to recommend what you can do for it. But, I do know that for most plant virus diseases, there is not much that can be done for the plant.

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Heather
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Answered on July 16, 2012

Leaf curl like that can be caused by aphids or Melon leaf curl virus.

This should help you if you believe it is aphids:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/homemade-aphid-control-a-natural-way-to-kill-aphids.htm

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