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Hi all, ive grown some Aubretia from seed, they were growing away nicely but then started to look poorly, they now have tiny holes in the leaves, any ideas please?



Aubretia is generally pest and disease free, however a prolonged spell of cool, damp weather may encourage downy mildew.
The symptoms are a yellowing of the leaves, with grey downy patches on the undersides.
Remove and destroy all affected leaves, including any on the ground around the plant, to prevent the spores from spreading.

29 Aug, 2015


It's a member of the Brassica family and can get nibbled by flea beetle, just like cabbages. It won't kill them. If it's still in pots, get the plants in the ground fairly soon so that they can establish and flower next spring.

29 Aug, 2015


It may also have its own species of looper, like many other cabbage kin.

29 Aug, 2015


Thanks everyone

31 Aug, 2015

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