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Q.White looking mold splotchy, wet when rubbed on pepper plants and spreading.

Zone 78114 | Anonymous added on October 9, 2020 | Answered

When rubbed feels slimy but we have had a long HOT spell of weather [98 days over 90], no rain. Thought it might be dwarf red spider mites, but none observed.

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Answered on October 11, 2020

It may be powdery mildew, but without seeing it, I can't be sure. Here are two articles that describe typical problems with pepper plants:


Here's an article on how to treat powdery mildew: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/disease/powdery-mildew-homemade-and-organic-remedies.htm

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