Appears on ripe fruit, producing small, round, sunken spots. These spots grow larger, and soon the whole fruit is affected and develops water rot.
Use a copper soap fungicide starting after setting out plants, then every 7-10 days. Apply more frequently if disease is increasing rapidly. Reapply after rain. We recommend Soap-Shield® Flowable Liquid Copper Fungicide. Weed Barrier Mats (Heavy or Medium weight) also help by keeping fungi in the soil from splashing on leaves during rains.
Soap-Shield® Flowable Liquid Copper Fungicide
Our Soap-Shield ® Liquid Copper Fungicide uses fixed copper, one of the oldest fungicides and bactericides around that's safe for controlling broad-spectrum plant disease. By mixing a soluble copper fertilizer with a naturally...
Heavy Weight Weed Barrier Mat
Our durable, easy-to-use Weed Barrier Mat keeps down weeds so you have more time to enjoy your garden! It blocks all annual weeds (except for a few stubborn perennial weeds) better than any other permeable mulch. It cuts down on time-consuming...