apple pest, see pics, what is it?

oldryderAugust 8, 2013

and what do I do? Tree still seems healthy and apples seem not affected.

thx
mark in MN

http://i90.photobucket.com/albums/k266/oldryder/DSCF2564_zps84af2dc2.jpg

http://i90.photobucket.com/albums/k266/oldryder/DSCF2563_zps5140bb77.jpg

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beeman_gardener(5)

Your two links won't work. You have a gap in the .jpg. Close the gap in the address bar to connect.
Is it Rust?

    Bookmark   August 8, 2013 at 10:28PM
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fruitnut Z7 4500ft SW TX

I think that's cedar apple rust.

Here is a link that might be useful: Mark's picture link

    Bookmark   August 8, 2013 at 11:20PM
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curtis(5)

with a spray bottle put a tablespoon of baking soda then fill 3/4 with water... or get a gallon size sprayer and put 1/2 cup to a gallon. Shake to mix. Spray that on the leaves. the baking soda will kill the rust. Any place red or brown is dead, the rest of the leaf will live. Rain will wash the soda off, so be mindful of that and don't wait too long before reapplying.

Be reading up on pruning and looking your trees over now as a learning exercise. It takes a while to actually get your brain around it. Better to know what you are doing, rather then just being a guy with clippers.

    Bookmark   August 9, 2013 at 11:14PM
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