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Dwarf peach tree leaf problem.

Posted by toronado3800 Z6 St. Louis (My Page) on
Thu, May 16, 13 at 2:07

Hello, just wandering over from that GW Tree Forum looking for some tips.

My neighbor has had good luck with this small fella in his garden for a couple years. It has been pretty maintenance free except his attempts to keep the squirrels away.

Today he pointed this out to me. I can't make up my mind what is going on with some of the foliage on the under side of the canopy.

Like most of the midwest we had a night in the upper thirties followed by two ninety degree days. A couple of my Japanese Maples don't look so thrilled. This looks different to me though. Thanks for any advice.

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RE: Dwarf peach tree leaf problem.

  • Posted by fruitnut z7b-8a,4500ft SW TX (My Page) on
    Thu, May 16, 13 at 10:12

It's peach leaf curl. The tree needs to be sprayed before bud swell in spring. All you can do now is dispose of the affected leaves.

Here is a link that might be useful: peach leaf curl


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RE: Dwarf peach tree leaf problem.

Thank you. That sure does look like it.


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