Care of harvest

Remedies against Mildew (part 1)

If you are already planning to create your urban patio or small yard or if you have already begun to sow your own culture, you probably noticed that what at first seemed a simple thing can eventually go complicated.

Beyond soil, fertilizer, seeds, and irrigation, once the plant has grown and has even borne fruit, we found her unwanted guests in the form of insects fungi and parasites.

Whatever your case, the fungus Mildew is one of the fungi with whom you have to fight, and so what follows will be very useful.

Today we will tell you and learn to recognize it in time and give you remedies for mildew fungi that are simple to apply in turn be organic and as effective.

What is Mildew fungus?

Let ‘s start by understanding what the fungus Mildew.

It is a disease of crops caused by different types of fungi that live as parasites and which eventually end up drying the leaves, stems, and fruits.

Equally attacked plants fruit or ornamental type.

It reproduces between temperatures of 10 to 20 degrees, only requires sufficient moisture.

You can even hold full seasons of the silent way without being seen until the weather find it ideal for you to multiply.

Fungi that have damaged only the leaves can be removed and thus save the plant even if they have already taken root and stem regret that the only solution is to start burning again.

It is widespread to observe in crops of vegetables and fruit plants such as cucumber, tomato, onion, eggplant, potatoes, paprika, sweet pepper, vines, oak, cannabis, among many others.

Do you know how to combat downy each type of crop?

Here we highlight a few items that we have developed for treating Mildew according to the type of crop concerned:

  • Mildew in tomatoes
  • Mildew of grapevine
  • Mildew potato
  • Fungus in marijuana
  • Fungus in Rosal
  • Downy Milde win zucchini
  • Downy Milde win lettuce
  • Mold in pepper
  • Downy Milde win onions

The symptoms of this disease in plants are manifested by type of shrub and leaf size, the first thing we notice is the appearance of greasy type on the leaves; eventually, it will form a film on it with a presentation of ash dust.

Sometimes the fungus  Mildew is also characterized by causing brown spots on the leaves. The problem here is that when these spots are already observable means that it is wholly contaminated cultivation, and the plant is sick.

The most damaging of this fungus is that given the temperature and humidity required is reproduced relatively quickly and precisely attacks leaves are a respiratory tract of plants, the cover partially or entirely a matter of time that begins to dry.

Remedies against Mildew

Most solutions for downy Milde won leaves and stems affected area apply directly because the idea is to end only with the Milde wand, not with other microorganisms that are part of the immune system of the plant.

Copper wire against Milde won tomato crops

The properties of copper are very beneficial to avoid such in fermedades in plants. It functions as a vaccine against fungi, serves mainly to prevent Milde won tomato crops, so we must puncture the stem with copper wire and surround the stem with the copper wire, thus absorbed by the plant stem copper minerals.

Fungicide home-based Cow Milk


  • 800 ml of water
  • 200 ml of skimmed milk preferably
  • 20 gr. sodium bicarbonate

The trick of this ecological fungicide is in the salts, amino acids and lactic acid contained in milk, in turn, works as fertilizer for plants and as a remedy for Mildew The preparation is quite simple, all ingredients are mixed, stirred up to complete dissolution sodium bicarbonate, the mixture is placed in a spray bottle and applied directly to our culture for two days preferably before hiding the sun. The same operation is repeated as a preventive method every 15 days.

The method of copper sulfate


  • 10 grams of copper sulfate
  • 10 grams of lime
  • 2 liters of water
  • 1 Meter PH

This method requires a little more work but is 100% effective, a part of the ingredients of the mixture must have a pH meter to make sure that you are placing the correct amounts and not dry leaves orchard.

To start using only one liter of water, that water is divided into two parts so that they are 2/2 liters separately take one and there dissolve copper sulfate.

In a separate container, dissolve the lime with the other half liter of water, another lime with the remaining water, if we use a sprayer must first cast the lime so that no clogging and damage the atomizer. Once done mix the two liquids and then measuring the pH of the mixture which must be equal to 7, once this is done the can be mixed with a liter of reserved water at first, and if necessary to apply on the leaves we want to protect, taking into account, of course, the use of protective eyewear to look after our skin.

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