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My Apricot is sick!

Posted by Ms.TiaMaria none (My Page) on
Sat, May 5, 12 at 11:29

My baby apricot tree is infected (I think) with Brown Rot or bacterial canker. The little green fruits have moldy spots on them, the branches have gaping cankers, and the bark has dust all over it. What do I do??? The information on the websites say to prune out infected branches but they all have cankers! I would have to prune it all down to a stub. Also it is right next to my fig and cherry trees. Their branches touch each other. Will they become infected too?

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RE: My Apricot is sick!

Here are some pictures of it. Can anyone help???

Here is a link that might be useful: Pictures of my apricot

RE: My Apricot is sick!

Dust? Is is too early for borers?

RE: My Apricot is sick!

The shriveled fruit in your hand is frozen, a common problem this year. The scars on the wood might be bacterial canker.

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