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Fungus in fennel?

Hi!

I have some bronze fennel and I've seen some white spots in the steam and in the leaves. I imagine that it's some kind of fungus but I don't have any idea! -it's the first time I grow fennel :)

Thank you for your helo and advice :wink:

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Re: Fungus in fennel?

Can you post a picture? It sounds like it could be fungal.

There are some bugs that look fuzzy white and can look like clumps of fungus.

A picture of your whole plant, and a close up of the affected parts would be very helpful.

Your growing conditions would also be helpful.
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Re: Fungus in fennel?

Sure!

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Re: Fungus in fennel?

I don't grow fennel that much. Mostly dill. But that looks more like natural waxy coating of the plant?

Someone else with more experience with fennel will know for sure.
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Re: Fungus in fennel?

Yeah, bronze fennel does that, too. Although yours looks a little thick, I agree it's normal.
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Re: Fungus in fennel?

So...can it be normal??

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Re: Fungus in fennel?

I think so. Unless your plant is turning yellow or brown and wilting, I wouldn't worry about it.

Yours looks like it wipes off and isn't fluffy or blotchy.
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Re: Fungus in fennel?

Thank you so much!
Today, I will sleep better :D

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