Heat and fungi?

by Vince G.

Q. Is all this super heat going to make the fungi on my plants grow faster? Or will it help my plants heal?

A. Some fungi prefer cool temps. Some flourish in high humidity. Others grow best warmer temps. To answer your question accurately, we'd need to know which fungus is attacking your tomato plants.

Some fungi cause fruit rots and spots. They prefer high humidity and warmer temperatures, which is why it's especially important to make sure there's good airflow around the plants.

So while the outside heat may or may not impact a specific tomato fungus, you can do your part to help plant health by giving each tomato plant adequate air circulation.

Happy gardening!
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