Lawn Care Guide

Powdery Mildew

Definition:

A fungal disease that can affect a wide variety of plants. Powdery mildew disease is caused by multiple species of fungi and is one of the easier diseases to spot. Symptoms include white powder-like spots on stems and leaves, with lower leaves being most affected. Spots grow larger as the disease progresses and spores begin to form. Proper lawn disease care and prevention has been shown to control powdery mildew.