Apples what black spots

Discussion in 'Fruit and Vegetable Gardening' started by greenboy, Sep 15, 2009.

  1. greenboy

    greenboy Active Member

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    My dear apple tree is producing apples with black spots, when you open the apple is like dry inside, I think is a fungus, my brother told me to cut the tree there is not treatment for it, he know I am 100% organic. Please I don't want to kill my tree, any suggestions?
    any organic treatment out there?
     
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    vitog Rising Contributor 10 Years

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    It could be apple scab, which is a very common fungus disease of apple trees. Cleaning up dead leaves and other litter under the trees is helpful for limiting scab next year. Fungus sprays are the usual control; two somewhat effective fungicides are fixed copper and wettable sulfur. I think that that both of these sprays are acceptable for organic gardeners.
     
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    Thanks

    Thanks for you time, I am going to try something for the next season.
     

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