Zucchini Plants

Zucchini Leaves That Are Fully Spotted in Brown


demard added on June 25, 2012 | Answered

Zucchini leaves are fully spotted in brown and are covered with small holes. Leaves seem to be eaten away. Never saw this before and have been growing them for years. I used my own seeds this year. . . have they been contaminated?


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Nikki
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on June 26, 2012

If it's insect damage, the culprits could be either slugs (which feast at night) or vine borers (which hang out near the base of plants). These articles will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/facts-about-slugs-and-how-to-kill-garden-slugs.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/zucchini/vine-borers-zucchini.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/squash/squash-pests-identifying-and-preventing-squash-vine-borer.htm

If it's due to a fungus, neem oil may help. It's also good for many insect pests as well. Here is more information: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/pesticides/neem-oil-uses.htm

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