Problematic Plants? Send a Picture!

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Are your plants struggling? Your leaves could be trying to tell you something. Send in a few pictures of your plant. The first picture should be of the entire plant.

Plant with brown leaves

Here you can see the whole plant and how it has some issues on its leaves.
Leaf with brown spot

Here is a close-up view of a leaf- this helps me identify what may be the problem. Plants tell you what is wrong by communicating through its leaves.

Underside of leaf with brown spot

Here is another picture of the same leaf but its underside.

Finally, if you have a fruit-bearing plant like a tomato plant, watermelon vine, or anything else it is great to send in a picture of the fruit and any issues it may have. Typically, four pictures are enough to make an observation of these plants. It is better to have too many pictures than too few! For more information contact N.C. Cooperative Extension of Stanly County.

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Jared Butler, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionJared ButlerExtension Agent, Agriculture - Field Crops & Horticulture Call Jared Email Jared N.C. Cooperative Extension, Stanly County Center
Updated on Aug 5, 2021
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