Squash question

Asked August 23, 2015, 1:55 AM EDT

Hi there, every year my squash, zucchini, pumpkins, and cucumbers all succumb to powdery mildew. I was wondering if there were any varieties that are resistant to powdery mildew. Thanks.

Oakland County Michigan

1 Response

The link below, from the University of New Hampshire, contains a list of resistant pumpkin & squash.


Information on cucumbers including resistant varieties

General information on powdery mildew.

You should also be aware of downy mildew. This fungal disease has damaged many cucumber crops over the past several summers.