• Red Thread and Pink Patch


    • Patches that are reddish-brown in color and 1 to 4 inches in diameter, up to 2 feet.
    • Causes a gelatinous mass of pink mycelium with water-soaked leaves.

    Conditions Favoring Disease:

    • Temperatures between 40F and 85F and in locations that are low in nitrogen. 
    • Areas that experience more than 10 hours a day of foliar wetness for several consecutive days. 
    • Pink patch usually develops in the presence of red thread.
    • The two diseases often occur under the same conditions and at the same times.