Butternut Squash Plants

Growing Squash

Anonymous added on July 29, 2015 | Answered

My butternut squash has wilting leaves and a white slime at base of the plants. Help!

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Answered on July 29, 2015

Unfortunately, your plants have bacterial wilt. If there are other squash family plants around it, it may also be in the other plants. You can try pulling it up, but be aware the other plants may already be infected. Here is more information on the problem: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/squash/signs-and-treatments-of-squash-wilt.htm

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