Asked on Jul 7, 2019

How can I get rid of black mold on my squash plants?

Suellen HintzJeanne GrunertEsther
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5 answers
  • Judy
    on Jul 7, 2019

    Too wet soil will cause this. Wipe it off and if possible place a rock under it to prevent it touching the soil. It needs air flow.

  • Genie
    on Jul 7, 2019

    I read that baking soda in water spray is supposed to do but haven't had to try it yet

  • Esther
    on Jul 8, 2019

    elbow grease



  • Jeanne Grunert
    on Jul 8, 2019

    The mold actually spreads from beetles that bite the leaves so the key is to control the beetles. Use special barrier cloths, available from the garden center, to keep the bugs out!


  • Suellen Hintz
    on Jul 13, 2019

    I've recently sprayed plants with hydrogen peroxide because of what looked like mildew. They were, however, ornamentals in a covered area. I don't know what sun would do to plants after spraying them. Good air circulation is crucial to squash and tomato plants.

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