Hi Folks, I have trouble with my zucchini plants each year after picking...

Asked June 12, 2013, 9:43 AM EDT

Hi Folks, I have trouble with my zucchini plants each year after picking several zucchini, plant leaves start to droop and die, looking close in the stem and ,there is a bug that eats the center of the plant, is there a spray or what ever to stop this problem,

Washington County Maryland vegetables squash vine borer

1 Response

Sounds like squash vine borer. Please see the following information about the insect and how to manage it in your garden from our Grow It Eat It website, http://extension.umd.edu/growit/insects/squash-vine-borer

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