plant trouble

I found on my plants this morning a light dusting of white substance on all the leaves,but only on  this particular plant, can it be a fungus,harmless or not?   I have tomatoes nearby and don't want them to get infected,any help would be good, thanks




     this is the plant in question


     don't know if I have uploaded it properly!

  • waterbuttswaterbutts Posts: 1,221

    Are the leaves of this particular plant particularly hairy or naturally sticky? You don't live anywhere near a launderette do you? I know it sounds daft but this happened to a friend who lived over one. They had a clean out of the machines one day while she was at work. Fluff got stuck on the plants in her roof terrace.


  • BerghillBerghill Posts: 2,805

    As far as I can see and a closer picture of it would help, it looks like Powdery mildew. Try washing it off the leaves to begin with.

  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Posts: 11,092

    Does it look like stuff stuck on, or could it be powdery mildew?

    It's not a mess, it's a nature reserve.
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