Tomato Plants

Fungicide spray on tomatoes

Zone Newark OH 43055 | 1Greatdane added on June 21, 2016 | Answered

I sprayed my two foot tall heirloom tomato patch yesterday with Serenade fungicidal, but mixed it too strong at 6 oz/gal. The result is seriously wilted plants for past 30 hours. Rinsed them when after 3 hours they exhibited wilt, but they haven't bounced back yet. The leaves and stems seem to still be succulent and not "crispy" and they haven't "died," only fairly severely wilted. Ever heard the results of someone being so careless? 120 total plants...

    A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
    Answered on June 23, 2016

    This is likely an oily coating and rinsing the plant is futile.
    You can provide some shading to the plants to try to reduce stress from the sunlight for a few days.
    Unfortunately you are in the wait and see period of gardening.

    And you are not alone, this sort of thing happens!

    Was this answer useful?

    Log in or sign up to help answer this question.
    Did you find this helpful? Share it with your friends!

    You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

    If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.

    Looking for more?
    here are more questions about...
    Tomato Plants
    Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

    Learn From
    Your Peers on
    Our Blog

    Visit Our Blog

    Do you know a lot about gardening?
    Become a GKH Gardening Expert

    Learn More