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Cucumber plants yellow patches on leaves

AJ87AJ87 Posts: 9


i have been growing cucumbers and courgettes and have noticed yellow patches appear on the leaves. I have  grown them from seed. I haven't grown them before and am concerned it may be mosaic virus. Could someone tell me if it is or if not, if it is a pest/virus or normal.

Thanks for your help



  • BobTheGardenerBobTheGardener Leicestershire, UKPosts: 11,072

    Looks like a bit of leaf scorch caused by water droplets on the leaves magnifying the sunlight.  I don't think it's anything to worry about and the younger leaves look perfect. image

    A trowel in the hand is worth a thousand lost under a bush.
  • AJ87AJ87 Posts: 9

    Thanks Bob thanks for the help.

  • Green MagpieGreen Magpie Posts: 806

    In the past, mine have had a bit of what appears to be mosaic virus, but it hasn't affected fruit production. It takes a.lot to kill a courgette plant once it gets going.

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