okra black specks

Asked August 7, 2017, 12:48 PM EDT

My okra buds are covered with tiny black specks. What are they and what do I need to do about it?

Jefferson County Kentucky plant disease plant pest okra

1 Response

We need a little more information! Is the blossom affected or just the flower bud? Are pods (the okra fruit) also spotted? Have you seen aphids on the plants?

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Carol Wilder
Horticulture Technician
Jefferson County Cooperative Extension Service
502-569-2344
200 Juneau Drive
Louisville KY 40243