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Magnesium Deficiency

Interveinal chlorosis of the older leaves

Interveinal chlorosis of the older leaves

From the HORT402 manual

Bright yellow interveinal chlorotic lesions are typical of magnesium deficiency. These lesions may also have a violet tinge in some species. Older leaves are usually affected first, but sometimes if Mg withdrawal from older leaves is too slow, younger leaves may also show deficiency symptoms.

Symptoms

  • Interveinal chlorosis of the older leaves

Important processes

  • Magnesium is the central atom in chlorophyll giving it its green color