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

 o
Meet Mr. Spikey!

Posted by Puggylover75 9B Norco, So. Cal (My Page) on
Wed, Jul 4, 12 at 0:09

Pick this Dorsett Golden apple today. It has these weird bumps on it. Anyone know what causes this? No worms or bugs when I cut it open. It was yummy also! :)
Photobucket
Photobucket
Photobucket
Photobucket


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: Meet Mr. Spikey!

Maybe it should see a doctor?


 o
RE: Meet Mr. Spikey!

Or a "clinic" possibly lol...looks like this apple was sleeping around a bit and not being "safe"

Sorry, but I have no idea what could have caused that.


 o
RE: Meet Mr. Spikey!

Just did a google search and looks like it could be apple scab...


 o
RE: Meet Mr. Spikey!

If scab, the surface is dark-colored, rough and corky and may split. Yours is different.


 o
RE: Meet Mr. Spikey!

It's a tasty mutant...I guess they been dumping radioactive waste below you ;)
Also, find a "Macro" mode on your camera, this will help focus on close up objects instead of the foreground.


 o
RE: Meet Mr. Spikey!

I get them on my Golden Dorset as well.


 o
RE: Meet Mr. Spikey!

Looks a little like PC scars.


 o
RE: Meet Mr. Spikey!

Thanks guys for your help and humor! lol.


 o
RE: Meet Mr. Spikey!

I saw the very same bumps on some of Stephen Hayes' apples on his youtube channel. He's over in England and has some kind of beetle taking bites out of his apples when they're young. Those that survive form those bumps.


 o
RE: Meet Mr. Spikey!

I think its caused by a thrip like pest in the blossom.


 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