Yucky inside...why?

rouge21_gw(5)August 20, 2012

The last two years (fall and spring) I have applied dormant spray a single dwarf mutsu apple tree.

The tree provides lots apples and on the outside all looks fine but w/o fail the inside is this:

What do I need to do differently?

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Konrad___far_north(3..just outside of Edmonton)

Looks like infested by apple maggots. You can spry, bag each apple or cover branches with row cover.

    Bookmark   August 20, 2012 at 11:49PM
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rouge21_gw(5)

So I take it that lime sulphur spray that I have applied in the fall and spring for the past 3 years does not combat "apple maggots"?

What spray does one need to combat this pest?

(Remember this is just one tree on residential property)

    Bookmark   August 21, 2012 at 7:42PM
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mamuang_gw

May I suggest that if you want ready-made answers from previous posts, please google:Garden web forum, apple maggots.

Many old posts will show up for you to read. Most of the times, someone knowledgeable have given answers in those old posts. You'll learn a lot in a short time.

    Bookmark   August 21, 2012 at 7:52PM
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ltilton

You need to learn not only what to spray, but when. This is a summer pest.

    Bookmark   August 21, 2012 at 8:04PM
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