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Q.What Is The Light Brown Sunken Spots On Some Of The Stems Of My African Violet?

Zone P0V 2J0 and Plant Zone 3b | Anonymous added on June 7, 2024 | Answered

These spots are only on the stems, although one spot started at the very top of a stem and migrated into 1/4 of the leaf. The pale brown spots on the stems are sunken in and feel a tiny bit soft. The one that moved up into a leaf is darker colored, shriveled and dry.Zone 3b

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Answered on June 10, 2024

It may be petiole rot or crown rot. This article should help:


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