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Glasshouse leafhopper can cause a pale mottling on the foliage on a wide range of glasshouse and garden plants, including tomato and fuchsia.
Common name Glasshouse leafhopperScientific name Hauptidia maroccanaPlants affected Many glasshouse vegetables and ornamental plants including tomato, peppers, aubergine, cucumber, fuchsia, pelargonium and Streptocarpus. Outdoor plants, such as polyanthus, foxglove and Nicotiana are also attackedMain symptoms Coarse pale spotting on upper leaf surface. Leafhoppers may be seen on the underside of leavesMost active April to September but all year round in glasshouses
Glasshouse leafhopper is a small 3mm long, pale green sap-feeding insect which can jump of leaves and fly short distances.
Pesticides for gardeners (Adobe Acrobat pdf document outlining pesticides available to gardeners)
Chemical labels explained Chemicals: using a sprayer Chemicals: using safely and effectively Glasshouse red spider miteGlasshouse whiteflyMealybugProtect your garden Rhododendron leafhopper and bud blastRHS statement on pesticides in horticulture Rose leafhopper Sage and Ligurian leafhoppers
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