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Jun 9, 2016 2:09 PM CST
My jade plant has gray "dust" on some leaves, especially on new growth.
Name: Gene Staver
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Jun 9, 2016 2:26 PM CST
Name: Jean
Prairieville, LA (Zone 9a)
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Jun 9, 2016 2:31 PM CST
Hi @WallStreet Welcome to NGA

Sounds like you may have a powdery mildew problem. Usually caused by the plant staying wet.

This may help you clear that up.
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Jun 9, 2016 4:33 PM CST

Also, provide good air circulation. Crassula are famous for mildew problems.
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Jun 10, 2016 5:18 AM CST
Hi & welcome!

Possible guttation residue: https://www.newprocontainers.c...
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Name: Ken Ramsey
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Jun 10, 2016 7:28 AM CST
Welcome! @Wallstreet.

We need you to do two things. Go to your "Profile" and update your public profile with your location. City/state is best for USDA zone is better than nothing. Post a couple of photos of that "residue" you see on the jade leaves. Photos are a great help in determining what's going on. Telling us the growing conditions of this plant(s) will also help.
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