Leaf spots, fruit rot, wilt and unusual plant growth or color can all be symptoms of a plant disease problem.
Identify the insect, disease or nonliving factor that is causing problems in your garden with the UMN Online Diagnostic Tool ‘What’s wrong with my plant?’ or send a diseased plant sample to the UMN Plant Disease Clinic.
Find more information about common plant disease problems below.
Growing healthy vegetables provides basic garden care information that will help you prevent and control plant diseases and damage caused by insects and environmental factors in your home garden.
Many common tree diseases do not affect the overall health of the tree and can be tolerated. You can reduce the impact of some tree diseases through proper planting, watering (guide for watering established trees and shrubs and guide for watering newly planted trees and shrubs) and pruning. For fungicide treatments, pruning of large trees and tree removal, it is best to hire a tree care professional to safely and effectively manage tree diseases.
Diseases of deciduous trees and shrubs
Diseases of evergreen trees and shrubs