Gray mold (Botrytis): signs & treatments


  • Mass of fuzzy, gray to brown mold spores
  • Dusty mold spreading from broken, damaged, or dying leaves and stems


  • Remove any dead or dying plant parts (clean scissors with bleach before and after)
  • Apply a copper soap fungicide every 7-10 days until mold is gone
  • Reduce watering frequency
  • Water soil directly and gently shake excess droplets from leaves