Climbing Bean disease?

I sowed Cobra bean seeds as usual in my conservatory (I don't have a greenhouse).  They grew very well, and I put them outside to harden off.  I have just looked at them and the first, large leaves are mottled, and the new ones look shrivelled. Have they got too hot and caught something???  Help!  Any ideas what the problem is, will they recover, can I spray them with something?


  • philippa smith2philippa smith2 Posts: 8,104

    Bean leaves tend to be very soft and susceptible to wind and cold particularly if you didn't harden them off over a long enough period.  Sun burn too actually !

    Don't spray them with anything unless you are sure what you are spraying against.

    If you have them in the right environment, then hopefully they will pick up before too longimage

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