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Cedar Apple Rust on my Juniperus Virginiana

Posted by GardenGuyZone6a (My Page) on
Fri, Apr 20, 12 at 15:20

Hey again.

I have a Juniperus Virginiana (see previous thread in Tree Forum: Can anyone ID this tree? (photos included)), I found what I think is called Cedar Apple Rust (Gymnosporangium juniperi-virginianae) on one branch only.

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I do not see it anywhere else.

After doing a little research, I found it will look like this soon:

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Needless to say, this is alarming to a novice. I've never seen it before.

Should I be freaking out and spraying my tree with a fungicide?

Anyone have experience with this before?

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RE: Cedar Apple Rust on my Juniperus Virginiana

OMG.. this tree again.. in another forum .. lol ...

didnt i already tell you to get rid of it.. lol ...

cut them off.. burn them.. or enclose in plastic and send away with the garbage man ...

and see if they come back..

and try to do it.. before they get to phase two ...

are you anywhere the DeNile river.. in your z6 ...

and i hope you have a sense of humor ... if not.. forgive me ...

ken

Here is a link that might be useful: something about chainsawing it before you could reboot the computer.. and you did reboot .. with more posts .. lol ...


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RE: Cedar Apple Rust on my Juniperus Virginiana

Ken,

LOL. That's hillarious! What are you following me?!

I think I'll keep the tree, just to frustrate you! :)

How about I mail you the gall. Whats your address? ;)


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