Black hairs on fruit tree

LadylanumApril 7, 2014

Hello!

We just moved into a new house and we have lots of fruit trees. I have one tree that is completely covered in these little black hairs. I have searched and search the internet and books and have found nothing. Does anyone have any info on this?

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MohammadLawati

Looks cool!!

    Bookmark   April 7, 2014 at 12:42PM
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albert_135(Sunset 2 or 3)

I too am interested. [ No clue, just responded to bubble up the thread.]

    Bookmark   April 7, 2014 at 4:23PM
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canadianplant

Please take a picture of the trees flowers if they are on the tree. Other wise take some pics of leaves, developing fruit. Definitely take one of the entire tree..... Im sure a tree that has distinctive spines like that does should be easy to ID but its easier when we get the full picture (yes, pun intended)

    Bookmark   April 7, 2014 at 7:15PM
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floral_uk z.8/9 SW UK

What do the 'hairs' feel like? Are they stiff and bristly? Do they bend? Do they brush off?

Compare with Robinia hispida, Bristly Locust.

Here is a link that might be useful: Robinia hispida

    Bookmark   April 8, 2014 at 8:38AM
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Suzi AKA DesertDance

I think you have our curiosity up, and I just subscribed to this thread. I want to know!

Suzi

    Bookmark   April 8, 2014 at 2:21PM
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