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Is this bacterial speck?

Posted by EpeeGardener 6A MA (My Page) on
Thu, Jun 7, 12 at 12:32

Hi everybody,

I am new to gardening and New England and the forums. I planted tomatoes into containers (with a commercial potting mix) the week before Memorial Day. Everything was going well until the past week of 50 degree days and nonstop rain showers-I was horrified to see my plants' leaves covered in tiny black spots yesterday. I've purchased one of the copper-containing fungicides to apply today, but I was wondering if these plants are goners? I hate to lose them, especially since the seedlings survived a 12 hour drive.

Hopefully this photo shows up-any thoughts are appreciated!

Here is a link that might be useful: http://s1254.photobucket.com/albums/hh607/Epeegardener/


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RE: Is this bacterial speck?

  • Posted by garf 10B (My Page) on
    Thu, Jun 7, 12 at 13:33

It doesn't look like speck or spot to me. You could try Maneb/Manecosib or similar.


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RE: Is this bacterial speck?

Now there are leaves curling on the smallest plants too. So sad. :-(


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