Dead Tips on Nectarine

melikeeatplantsApril 1, 2013

This as Arctic Jay, one year in ground. 3 of the 12 branches have these black dead tips. I'm assuming cutting them off is fine. Any idea what this could be?

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fruitnut Z7 4500ft SW TX

There could be many causes but I'd just cut that off and the tree will likely be fine. I prune off stuff like that every year without issues.

It could be peach twig borer, brown rot twig blight, bacterial canker, or ???

    Bookmark   April 1, 2013 at 11:26PM
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Noogy(6 sw mi)

open it up and see if there's a tunnel.

    Bookmark   April 2, 2013 at 8:27AM
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melikeeatplants

I cut an inch below the dead wood and tossed it. I should have cut the dead wood open just to see...oh well oh well

    Bookmark   April 2, 2013 at 11:23AM
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