Late Blight Disease In Celery: How To Manage Celery With Late Blight

By January 12, 2018Articles
By Mary H. Dyer, Master Naturalist and Master Gardener What is celery late blight? Also known as Septoria leaf spot and commonly seen in tomatoes, late blight disease in celery is a serious fungal disease that affects celery crops across much of the United States and around the world. The disease is most troublesome during mild, damp weather, especially warm, humid nights. Once late blight on celery is established, it is very difficult to control. Read on for more information and tips on how to manage late blight on celery. Symptoms of Late Blight Disease in Celery Celery with late blight disease is evidenced by round yellow lesions on the leaves. As the lesions get larger, they grow together and the leaves eventually become dry and papery. Late blight on celery affects older, lower foliage first, then moves up to younger leaves. Late blight also affects stems and can ruin

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