Watermelon Vine Runners Turn Pale And Then Die

Question From: K. Thompson - Jackson, Georgia, United States
Q: water melon vines are pretty an green 1 day one runner on the plant will have a lighter shade to it next day color will be almost gone an die then next day another runner will start to discolor. start of season in GA. my soil ph was 6.5 help

A: Your vines are diseased Kenneth. Take a sample in to your local garden center ( not a big box) for a positive ID as to which disease it is and how to treat it. Good Luck and Happy Yardening Nancy