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Jul 17, 2016 5:32 PM CST
I cant seem to find the answer I need to identify and treat the spots on my cucumber plant. Ive read that it may be a magnesium deficiency, bacterial or possibly an insect. Help me figure this out so i dont lose the crop.
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Name: Rita
North Shore, Long Island, NY
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Jul 17, 2016 6:20 PM CST
Unfortunately cucumbers can be very disease prone. Hopefully you can get a decent crop before things get too bad.
Name: woofie
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Jul 17, 2016 7:00 PM CST
Could be a fungal problem. If so, you don't want to do any overhead watering; soak the soil without getting the leaves wet. You could try an organic fungicide, and there are recipes online for mildew sprays using milk. Don't remember the recipe, but I tried one out on a rose bush once and it did seem to help.
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