Curling apple leaves

ernie85017June 16, 2012


I have been lurking for a while, enjoying all your posts

I have 2 young apple trees which have never blossomed or set fruit. The leaves are curling, like a taco. Curling UP, on either side of the main vein of each leaf.

I can't find something that looks like this anywhere on the net.

I am in Phoenix and it is hot as heck here already. I believe I am watering adequately, but you may know better.

Any ideas what is wrong?

One is granny smith, and the other I cannot remember! It's probably written down somewhere....

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
megamav(5a - NY)

Look for aphids on the underside?


    Bookmark   June 16, 2012 at 10:05PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Given our recent string of 107 degree days and the intense sun of June, your trees are massively heat stressed. You need to shade your trees and likely water for a longer period of time.

    Bookmark   June 16, 2012 at 10:31PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

NO aphids.

I think the water is the likely culprit. Thanks. I wanted to make sure nothing else was wrong.

Poor things, standing out in the heat.

    Bookmark   June 18, 2012 at 1:08PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Bareroot pruning of a multi-branched nectarine?
Just picked up a bareroot Snow Queen and it has several...
Blackberries in the age of SWD
It seems that spotted wing Drosophila is making blackberry...
Is San Diego just behind with the flowering??
Any San Diegans or southern Californians here? I see...
Grafting acocados
I am grafting an avocado tree. Is it alright to graft...
best tasting pomegranate
I recall an article in CRFG about a year ago about...
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™