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What ails my pear tree

Posted by nocalian (My Page) on
Tue, Apr 13, 10 at 22:56

I found that some of my pear tree leaves have a white coating on the leaves. Any ideas on what this is from and how to take care of it? It's immediate neighbor is a peach tree with extreme leaf curl..

These are the infected? leaves

Tree 1

And these are the normal ones

Tree 1


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RE: What ails my pear tree

  • Posted by jean001 z8aPortland, OR (My Page) on
    Tue, Apr 13, 10 at 23:04

Powdery mildew. Very common in spring on pears. Around here, it's self-limiting, then later growth will be fine.


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RE: What ails my pear tree

Thank you. Found this link on powdery mildew.

http://www.ext.colostate.edu/pubs/garden/02902.html


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