White marks on leaf

Discussion in 'Plant Problems' started by Rockreactor, Jul 4, 2017.

  1. Rockreactor

    Rockreactor Registered

    Hello ! I am growing just one plant for fun actually. Right now the plant is like 2 weeks old but started to get some strange marks on every leaf as seen in the images.

    I do not believe i am overwatering it. I have the plant outside and the temperature is about 30-40c degrees lately. Could the heat be the problem ?

    Thank you in advance.

    PS. Only 1 or 2 hours a day the sun is hitting the plant.
     

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  2. gardenermendo

    gardenermendo Registered+

    When you grow outdoors, you're at the mercy of bugs who decide to invade your plants.
    The pattern looks like they're thrips. They have wings, so they can fly away and you might not see them. If you do see them, they're really tiny and kind of look like a white fly. The other guess, would be mites. But I would expect a more consisted dotted pattern with mites. If they are mites, you can't see them with the naked eye, you'll need to get an illuminated hand held microscope to inspect the back of one leaf.

    Why so little dirt in the cup? Time to get it transplanted to a larger pot with more soil.
     
    Last edited: Jul 6, 2017

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