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fungus on jujube

Posted by john222-gg ms./8 (My Page) on
Mon, Dec 24, 12 at 10:31

I have a small orchard with all kinds of fruit trees.I spray peaches,apples,plums,pears with fungicides but never sprayed my jujubes with any thing.Now I am having a problem with this on my trees.Will fungicide clear up this problem? or what should I do? all help will be appreciated.


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RE: fungus on jujube

Will fungicide clear up this problem? or what should I do? all help will be appreciated.

==>>> well.. first you need an ID ... and i cant focus on your pic..

i would suggest you look into lichens or mosses ...

if lichens.. which appear to be a fungus.. then in theory a fungicide should work ... IF labeled for such ...

i dont think moss is a fungus .. so .. no.. a fungicide wont work ...

all that said.. what if any impact is it having on your tree ... many of these things are.. and of course.. the scientific name is escaping me ... kinda like children.. oh.. gotta love wiki: a photosynthetic partner (the photobiont or phycobiont) growing together in a symbiotic relationship.

closeup pic???

ken


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I am pretty sure it is lichen, which is not typically harmful to trees. If it were me, I wouldn't spray anything or stress out about it.

-Brett


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Do you have a county agricultural agent. If so, ask him to identify it.


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When it comes to Fungus amd its devastation to my trees my theory is spraying if it does not help it would not hurt anything. I start fungi spray program now in winter and keep doing it until the petal fall with DACONIL after that i use SPECTRACIDE and depending on the humidity and heat I do it weekly or semiweekly on all my fruit trees even figs.. on some fruit trees I use copper. Fungus is fruit tree enemy # one.


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I apreshate the answers I will see if fungicide will clear it up thanks for caring.


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Looks like you've got a combination of lichens and 'ball moss', an epiphyte related to Spanish Moss - Google it up.


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RE: fungus on jujube

lucky_p,

Wow, this is interesting. I learn so much from just perusing here. Of course, here in Colorado it's so dry that I have never heard of such a thing before.


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