pickles and cucumbers - Knowledgebase Question

Monee, Il
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Question by sicilianjoe
April 15, 2010
as soon as my plants start to perduce pickels the leaves start to die and then the plant dies. this happens every year. Why is this happening?

Answer from NGA
April 15, 2010
It sounds like cucumber beetles are killing your plants. Check the stems to see if you can find beetle damage (sawdust at the base of the plant). If not, the wilt can be caused by overwatering or poorly draining soils.

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