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Gall mite - fuschia

RoddersUKRoddersUK Posts: 536
Is this the start of gall mite? 


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  • BorderlineBorderline Posts: 4,700
    It's hard to say at this stage. I assume you have checked the back of leaves to see if there are any aphids. They too can make similar looking damage. The early stages can look like that, so I would not take a chance. It's best to cut off all the twisted growth down to areas unaffected. Clean the blades well and make sure nothing is composted.
  • RoddersUKRoddersUK Posts: 536
    I can't seem to grow them without getting mites. Waited two years to try again, but it's not looking good. Can't see anything but will cut them off
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