Photo by Melody

Beginner Gardening: powdery mildew on cucumber plant

Communities > Forums > Beginner Gardening
bookmark
Forum: Beginner GardeningReplies: 2, Views: 26
Add to Bookmarks
-
AuthorContent
shawn47
Scottsville, KY

June 26, 2012
1:00 PM

Post #9182191

how can i treat my cucumber plants for a white powdery mildew.
gardenworm2
Standish, MI

June 26, 2012
5:21 PM

Post #9182558

Last year I was told to use 1/2 cup dish soap in 1 gallon of water and spray that on your plants and it will remove the powdery mildew.

I did it and it did remove it but unless you get it all it comes back. Needless to say it came back but it did help give us a little longer growing period before the plants died.

Watering at the wrong time of day and getting water on the foliage can cause mildew to start.

HoneybeeNC

HoneybeeNC
Charlotte, NC
(Zone 7b)

June 27, 2012
9:47 AM

Post #9183394

As far as I know, one can prevent powdery mildew, but one cannot cure it :(

You cannot post until you register and login.


Other Beginner Gardening Threads you might be interested in:

SubjectThread StarterRepliesLast Post
Vines for shade Foxglove 27 Aug 23, 2007 2:17 AM
wierd bug problem Ivey 9 Mar 7, 2010 7:54 PM
The ComposTumbler dave 43 Apr 18, 2009 5:06 AM
Are there any plants that discourage snakes? If not, any other ideas? Carol7 35 Aug 23, 2007 12:37 AM
Vine support pole Dinu 11 Jan 13, 2014 1:26 AM


Overwhelmed? There's a lot to see here. Try starting at our homepage.

[ Home | About | Advertise | Media Kit | Mission | Featured Companies | Submit an Article | Terms of Use | Tour | Rules | Privacy Policy | Cookie Policy | Contact Us ]

Back to the top

Copyright © 2000-2015 Dave's Garden, an Internet Brands company. All Rights Reserved.
 

Hope for America