Pumpkin Plants
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pumpkin plants

Zone live n columbus ohio | evelyn dennis added on August 18, 2015 | Answered

I planted baby pumpkin seeds 3 months ago. Now it looks like my plant is dying. Looks like a lot of pollen or mold on the leaves.

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Downtoearthdigs
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on August 20, 2015

This is likely Powdery Mildew.
It can be controlled with fungicides. Neem Oil is a good treatment.
It works as both an insecticide and fungicide.

Here is a link with more information.
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/disease/powdery-mildew-homemade-and-organic-remedies.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/pesticides/neem-oil-uses.htm

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