snapdragons wilting

rpawJuly 11, 2008

I have some mature snapdragons wilting. I pulled some of them up and noticed a white fungus at the base of plant at the mulch level. Is this Verticillium Wilt? If so how do I treat? Can I also treat snapdragons not yet showing signs of this. Eveyone of the effected planys were very vigorous in growth then suddenly wilted then die.

Thank you for any help.

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helenh(z6 SW MO)

I think snapdragons do that. I don't know what the disease is called, but it has happened to me with the tall beautiful ones.

    Bookmark   July 26, 2008 at 5:35PM
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calistoga_al

Mulch decomposing often can be seen with the white threads of mycelia produced by the fungi. I doubt it is the roots of the snapdragons being attacked by fungi. Al

    Bookmark   July 27, 2008 at 4:08PM
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