Zucchini Plants

Disease in Zucchini Plant

Zone Elgin, Illinois, 60123 | kmils added on July 22, 2019 | Answered

My zucchini plant has very large leaves that covered the plant and the zucchinis that started to grow. There are white spots on the stalks near the base and the zucchinis that were there turned mushy and dying.

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Answered on July 22, 2019

This sounds a lot like a downy mildew infection. This article will outline what can be done to correct the issue: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/disease/cucurbit-downy-mildew-control.htm

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