Underside of Leaves and Veins turning Black

Kale    California

What's wrong with my kale? It's underside leaves are turning black and it is affecting the other kale plants. I've noticed 1 of my cabbage in a different area of the garden has the same issue.

Asked by: Rachel Teigen (1 point)   Posted:October 23, 2017

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What's wrong with my kale?

Kale    NC

Hi everyone! I live in North Carolina and transplanted some lacinato kale into my garden about 3 weeks ago. The other day, I went outside to check on things, and some of my kale leaves had turned kind of white/yellow and gotten thin in the white parts. It's not really splotchy, but rather the...

Asked by: Katie (2 points)   Posted:April 2, 2015

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What is causing white spots on my kale leaves?

Kale    None Given

I have some white spots on my kale leaves but they don't look like they are insect related or fungal. The plant is kept in a pot and I'm in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. I will try to upload an image soon. What do you think?

Asked by: reem (9 points)   Posted:March 30, 2014

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Kale leaves have small white spots on top and some on back
Why do Kale leaves have white spots?

Kale    None Given

I have two small kale plants. Since planting them 2 weeks ago, I've noticed small white spots on some of the kale leaves. Is this a bug? Are the leaves still edible? Is it indicative of too much water or too few nutrients? The hay bale has just started sending up mushrooms, too, right next to one...

Asked by: Jeri Denniston (1 point)   Posted:May 18, 2016

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Greyish scum forms in water

Kale    Missouri

While washing kale off from store there was a grey ish scum that formed on top of water I had cleaned sink and rinsed all chemicals away before filling sink with water, water was clear until I placed the kale in it to wash away bugs any known reason why

Asked by: kimsims (1 point)   Posted:November 21, 2018

1 answer    27 views

Kale leaf
Kale Yellow Spots

Kale    None Given

My kale has yellow spots underneath and its killing my kale. Can you please tell me what it is and how to treat them. ********Update*********** The spots wash off with strong water pressure and a little rubbing and the leaf isn't damaged underneath. And a closer look at the kale revealed an...

Asked by: Carolyn Bajoie (1 point)   Posted:May 17, 2017

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Caterpillars on kale
What are these caterpillars on my kale

Kale    Pennsylvania

My kale in central Pennsylvania, has been ravaged by these caterpillars. Anyone know the species or genus?

Asked by: David Hughes (21 points)   Posted:September 11, 2016

1 answer    691 views

upper side only of leaves have these white spots, both kale and spinach have the same spots. In the same planter.
Kale & Spinach white spots all over the upper side of the leaves

Kale    Whistler, BC Canada

My kale & spinach have these spots all over their leaves. They are planted in planters on my balcony. I don't get that much sun and it is very humid here. It has been hot the last 2 months though and very sunny (25C-32C). Eventually the spots turn into holes in the leaves and eventually the...

Asked by: Cynthia (1 point)   Posted:August 20, 2014

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From inside out
Why are the kale leaves turning shiny white?

Kale    NYC

Does anyone know what is wrong with my kale leaves? They are turning shiny white from the inside outwards. When you touch it, it comes off like powder. I think it's powdery mildew. I used a baking soda soap mix to get rid of it before. Now it's back again. How to safely get rid of it again? Why...

Asked by: michelle (5 points)   Posted:July 25, 2014

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Looks like a slug? I found on my kale plants
Bug on my kale

Kale    None Given

I am wondering what this is and how to protect my Italian kale

Asked by: Mark austin (1 point)   Posted:April 4, 2017

1 answer    343 views

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Warm and cool crops

Kale    None Given

Although kale and chard are considered cold weather crops, they sprouted and grew about 4" healthy and fine in my extremely hot weather, 90s F. How is that possible ? And I've had that experience with many other plants.

Asked by: reem (9 points)   Posted:April 19, 2014

1 answer    1592 views

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White spots on kale

Kale    None Given

My kales have white spots, what pesticide should I apply? Thanks Mr. Mlamba

Asked by: MAXWEL (1 point)   Posted:May 9, 2017

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Wilted kale
Kale root maggot (appearing end of June in southern Alberta)

Kale    South/Central Alberta

Noticed my kale plants starting to wilt. Variety is blue curled and all were healthy up til yesterday (about 2-3 weeks after setting out) Lifting a plant out of the earth shows several small white grubs (one third to one half size of a rice kernel) burrowing into the main root stem. No visible...

Asked by: robert stockwell (1 point)   Posted:July 3, 2017

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Top of a leaf
White raised spots on Kale. Does anyone know what this is?

Kale    Colorado

This is Red Russian Kale grown hydroponically in an indoor system. Air temperature maintained at 70 Day/60 Night with ~75% humidity. These are showing up toward the bottom of our vertical growing columns so that may have something to do with it. Kale appears otherwise very health and all other...

Asked by: David (1 point)   Posted:January 4, 2018

3 answers    574 views

Kale leaf
Can I eat kale with these spots on it

Kale    None Given

Some of my kale has white spots. Is it edible? I don't know if it's good to eat. The kale is ready to harvest

Asked by: Jaime (1 point)   Posted:May 13, 2016

2 answers    1814 views