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

 o
Black Spots on Plum Leaves

Posted by manoaction 5B, CO, FoCo (My Page) on
Tue, Sep 18, 12 at 16:03

I just planted a new plum tree this year and it did fairly well until last week when it has developed the odd black spots in the picture.

Do you know what it might be?

I sprayed with Bonide Fruit and Nut spray about two weeks to kill some slugs that had appeared on a neighboring apple tree.

I'm also watering three times a week as I've struggled with scorching on the young trees.


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: Black Spots on Plum Leaves

I had the same issue after using the Bonide fruit spray. I was told by a friend (after the fact)the plum trees should not be sprayed with it. They eventually healed up.


 o
RE: Black Spots on Plum Leaves

Thanks, for the reply. Did your friend recommend a spray that can be used?


 o
RE: Black Spots on Plum Leaves

My plum leaves look like that, too, except I didn't spray them with anything this year. Northwoodswis


 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.
  • Please review our Rules of Play before posting.
  • 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