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cucumber leaves with white color on the edges ??

my cucumber leaves have a white color on the edges. is it something i need to worry about?
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Re: cucumber leaves

Ha. OK. This is interesting. Cucumber produces drops of dew along the serrated points of the leaf -- I'm not sure why -- excess moisture in the soil? Atmospheric pressure? Excess humidity/condensation?

Anyway, to me it looks like the beads of water formed and dried, and some kind of white powdery matter -- dust, pollen, talc.... salt? -- that had been trapped in the droplets had left those residue after the water evaporated.
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Re: cucumber leaves with white color on the edges ??

"is it something i need to worry about?"

I would not worry about this. Do be observant and keep a notebook about what happens in your garden. :-()
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