Does parsley prevent tomato blight?

ericwiAugust 24, 2005

I recently noticed a neighbors' tomato bed, maybe 4 large plants, totally free of blight. There was a lot of parsley growing around the base of these tomato plants. Just a coincidence?

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suze9(z8b Bastrop Co., TX)

Just a coincidence?

Probably -- blight is a fungal problem.

I suppose the parsley could have served as a sort of natural mulch, though, since there was a lot of it. Mulching helps prevent splashback of fungal spores onto the plants.

    Bookmark   August 24, 2005 at 9:00PM
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jean001(z8aPortland, OR)

The short answer: No!

    Bookmark   August 25, 2005 at 11:31PM
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