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Q.Blenheim Apricot Tree New Growth Dying Back.

Zone Watsonville Ca 95076 | Anonymous added on April 4, 2021 | Answered

I have a 5 or 6 year old apricot tree. It had a good bloom this year, but now sections of the tree are dying off. There are also areas where the bark is splitting on the branches. See attached pictures. Thanks for your help. Ken Hubert

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Answered on April 5, 2021

I think there are separate issues, here. One seems to be Phytopthora. Treatment is quite difficult, but not impossible. Here is an article that will help:


I see signs of black knot, as well. This article will help:


This article will help you with the care of Apricots:


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