What's your question? Ask

Garden Problems

Q.white spots on leaves of pepper and broccoli plants

Zone 52632 | molivermills added on May 16, 2016 | Answered

What might cause these white spots on the broccoli and peppers? They are just getting out of the flats and have been in them for a while. What might we do to treat? Will getting them in the ground help them to recover?

A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
Answered on May 17, 2016

Sounds like you picked up some diseased seedlings, or, if you grew them from seed, you had a fungus or bacteria in the soil that is now affecting your plants. Whichever it is (and there are several possibilities), you need to get control of it quickly before it spreads -- simply planting them won't get rid of it and in fact you may want to hold off planting them until you've treated them to avoid the disease spreading.

These articles may help you identify the issue and then treat appropriately:





Was this answer useful?

Log in or sign up to help answer this question.

Did you find this helpful? Share it with your friends!

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.

Looking for more?
here are more questions about...
Garden Problems
Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

Do you know a lot about gardening?
Become a GKH Gardening Expert