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Pumpkins Are Covered in Black Mold

I have several very small pumpkins that are covered in black fuzzy mold. What causes this and what can I do to prevent it?

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#1 Comment By Nikki On 09/23/2011 @ 7:34 am

It sounds like it has a form of sooty mold, which is a side effect of a pest infestation. I would treat the plant with neem oil. This will take care of both the sooty mold and any pests on the plant. This article has more information on neem: [1]

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