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Downy mildew impacts impatiens

These impatiens have dropped all of their leaves

These impatiens have dropped all of their leaves due to downy mildew. Photo Credit: Cornell University / M. Daughtrey

Downy mildew is a ravenous disease that has affected local basil the past few years and this summer moved on to impatiens with a vengeance.

These impatiens are just starting to yellow and
Photo Credit: Cornell University / M. Daughtrey

These impatiens are just starting to yellow and curl their leaves downward. There is formation of downy mildew spores on the undersides of the leaves.

The undersides of these yellowed, down-curled impatiens leaves
Photo Credit: Cornell University / M. Daughtrey

The undersides of these yellowed, down-curled impatiens leaves show spores of white downy mildew.

This landscape is planted with three impatiens that
Photo Credit: Cornell University / M. Daughtrey

This landscape is planted with three impatiens that have dropped all their leaves due to downy mildew.

These impatiens have dropped all of their leaves
Photo Credit: Cornell University / M. Daughtrey

These impatiens have dropped all of their leaves due to downy mildew.

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