Return to the Fruit & Orchards Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
apple leaf damage with pics - what is it?

Posted by oldryder (4), MN (My Page) on
Mon, May 28, 12 at 9:09

see pics. overall threes seem healthy with most leaves unaffected. what cause and what corrective action?

thx in advance for any help.

http://i90.photobucket.com/albums/k266/oldryder/IMG_4856.jpg

http://i90.photobucket.com/albums/k266/oldryder/IMG_4855.jpg

http://i90.photobucket.com/albums/k266/oldryder/IMG_4853.jpg


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: apple leaf damage with pics - what is it?

Looks like 2 separate issues- caterpillar damage and some kind of leaf scorch either from freeze damage or phytotoxic reaction to oil or something else.

Pictures are always a bit difficult for me- I'm used to diagnosing with the tree in front of me.


 o
RE: apple leaf damage with pics - what is it?

harvestman, thx for reply. I'll hit the trees with BT again.. other than BT I haven't sprayed yet this year so not sure what other damage might be except maybe freeze damage as suggested. will spray with "once and done" in about 2 days when we're supposed to have a couple of rain free days.

as always thx for your invaluable advice. not getting much fruit anyway this year due to untimely cold weather.


 o
RE: apple leaf damage with pics - what is it?

Once and d. will stick through quite a bit of rain- at least an inch and probably more if it's got an hour or 2 to set.


 o
RE: apple leaf damage with pics - what is it?

potassium deficienty...quit sure its not a pest damage, maybe the last one only show pest damage.


 o
RE: apple leaf damage with pics - what is it?

interesting. I'll get the soil tested again. Prior to planting 4 years ago I had the soil tested and it was actually above normal for potassium. thx. for suggestion.


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Fruit & Orchards Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here