Soil Problems
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How do you get rid of Verticilliun Wilt in the soil?

Zone Kennewick, WA 99338 | Anonymous added on October 5, 2019 | Answered

It affects all our garden plants until they eventually die.

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GKH_Susan
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Answered on October 7, 2019

The best you can do is plant resistant varieties. Verticillium wilt can live in soils up to 10 years. There is no product that can eradicate it from soils.
You can try covering the soil with clear plastic for several weeks. This works better in the heat of summer.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/disease/verticillium-wilt-treatment.htm

https://www.extension.iastate.edu/news/2005/jun/071602.htm

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