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I have a large flowering nettle that is covered in what looks like white powder. Can anyone tell me what it is please



either mildew or nettle pollen.

31 May, 2016


When you asked this before you said it was a nettle-like plant and were advised that a photo would help. That's still true - its rather too early in the year for actual nettles to be flowering. If its an actual nettle you need to dig it out. If it isn't we need to see a picture.

31 May, 2016


Also, actual nettles don't produce showy flowers--just little green fuzzy things.

1 Jun, 2016


sorry steragram but the nettles in my garden are flowering now perhaps they are in a more sheltered spot but definitely in flower. and stinging Ouch!

1 Jun, 2016

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