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Q.Lettuce Plant Problem

Zone 90032 | Anonymous added on July 27, 2021 | Answered

The center/rib part is browning and holey. What is the problem that is causing this?

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Answered on August 17, 2021

This can be a soil pH issue, but it resembles overwatering damage, more. Saturated soils can prevent plants from completing important cycles. Treating with fungicides would be ineffective, so you may want to solarize the soil in between crops.

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