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Fabulous. Strawberry Leaf blight.

GRRR. me and my fungal diseases!!!! Anyone know if the strawberry leaf blight can spread to my vegetable plants?

anything to do for the strawberry plants? I have a TON of plants.
Sheila, gardening on the zone 4b/5a line.

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How are you sure it is blight? I had some leaves that were kinda like that and I trimmed all leaves off all affected plants. The leaves came back now and the plants look healthy. I am not sure but I read something about straws spreading disease to tomatoes or vice versa.

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Well last week I started seeing the brown spots on the leaves, and I just figured that it was one of those strawberry diseases that happen. But then i went out yesterday and it is turning into the yellow with the brown on the leaves in big areas. it looks just like the picture on here https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phomopsis_obscurans

I wouldn't be surprised as I get every fungal disease under the sun at my house. even my perennials get blight or something!
Sheila, gardening on the zone 4b/5a line.

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You should cut all affected leaves off immediately. You want to stop the spread and I think if it reaches the crown it will be too late. Also make sure you throw those diseased leaves away and not into your compost or garden.

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it is bad. looks like there won't be much left! :( all the wild strawberries near it have it too.
Sheila, gardening on the zone 4b/5a line.

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The first thing you should do is removing and burning trash from the previous crop. Then apply protective fungicides and avoid overhead irrigation. See if it helps :)
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