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I have a brown spot developing on leaves of normally healthy runner beans

Hamphire, United Kingdom Gb

White Lady runner beans have yielded excellent crops this year but lower leaves now browning as picture. Doesnt look like Halo Blight. Wanted to save seed as such a good cropper




Sorry no pix. just a question mark

14 Sep, 2009


It's probably chocolate spot. Unfortunately it transfers to the pods but they are still edible. I would be inclined not to save the seeds, buy some new ones. Don't compost the bean plants as this will spread the disease next year.

14 Sep, 2009


is it just normal age related death as it is starting with the oldest leaves?
if it is you can save the seed no problem.

14 Sep, 2009


Which is why seeing a pix. would be good :-)

14 Sep, 2009

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