Curling apple leaves

ernie85017, zn 9, phxJune 16, 2012

Hi,

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....

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megamav(5a - NY)

Look for aphids on the underside?

-Eric
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    Bookmark   June 16, 2012 at 10:05PM
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AJBB(9b)

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
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ernie85017, zn 9, phx

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
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