Most Common Radish Pests & Diseases
You have problems with radish pests and diseases in your garden or on your balcony?
Stick with me since I will show you easy ways how to control radish pests and plant diseases in the following chapters!
|Pest||How to control it|
|Aphids||Aphids are quite common intruders when it comes to growing radish at home. Hence, make sure to get some tips on how to get rid of aphids on garden plants.|
|Maggots||Maggots may also try to feed on radishes. Thus, also make sure to get some information on how to get rid of maggots in your garden.|
|Caterpillars and loopers||Caterpillars and loopers may also be present when growing radish. Hence, make sure to also inform yourself on how to control caterpillars and loopers.|
|Slugs and snails||Slugs may also try to feed on radish plants. Fortunately, there are simple ways how to keep away snails and slugs from garden plants.|
|Beetles||Beetles may also be annoying companions when growing radish at home. You can get rid of various sorts of beetles using pesticides or insecticidal soap from the garden center.|
|Thrips||Thrips may also do great damage to radish plants. Hence, also get some tips and tricks on how to get rid of thrips.|
|Ants||Ants may also populate radish plants. Thus, make sure to get extensive information on how to deter ants.|
|Disease||How to control it|
|Plant rust||Rust is quite common on radish plants. Hence, make sure to get some information on how to get rid of plant rust.|
|Mold||Mold can also do great damage to radishes. Fortunately, there are easy ways how to control plant mold.|
|Blight||Blight is another common issue when growing radishes. Hence, make sure to get some tips on how to get rid of bacterial blight.|
|Clubroot||Clubroot can also do great damage to radish plants. You can prevent clubroot by improving soil conditions and also by slowing down your watering behavior.|
|Fusarium wilt||Fusarium wilt is a serious plant disease. Once you spot fusarium wilt, there will be no cure and you should just get rid of infested plant material to avoid the spread of fusarium wilt in your garden.|
|Downy mildew||Downy mildew is a fungal plant disease that can be effectively treated with fungicides from the garden center.|
|Powdery mildew||Powdery mildew is another quite common plant disease on radishes. Fortunately, there are easy ways how to get rid of powdery mildew.|
|Black root||Black root can be another serious issue you have to deal with when growing radish at home. You can get rid of it using fungicides from the garden center.|
|Scab||You can get rid of scab using fungicides or by improving overall growing conditions.|
|Damping-off||You can prevent damping-off of radishes by improving germination conditions. This includes adjusting the lighting, watering behavior and improving soil pH.|
Radish Pests & Diseases – Summary List
|Slugs and snails||Scab|
|Ants||Black root rot|
How to deal with Radish Pests & Diseases?
As you can see, there are many simple ways how to deal with radish pests and diseases.
If you want to learn more about growing radish in general, you should also have a look at my radish grower’s guide and on my growing radish FAQ section.