University of Maryland Extension

Whitened Leaves - Vegetables

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frost damaged tomato leaves

Frost Injury 

Frost injury is commonly seen in the early spring when warm-season vegetable crops experience night temperatures below 32° F. Affected leaves out-grow the injury if plants are healthy and not stressed further by low temperatures.

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