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Q.Can You Please Identify What Is Causing Brown Areas On Our Honeycrisp Apples?

Zone Roundup, MT 59072 Zone 4 | Betty Mallory added on September 11, 2023 | Answered

Not all the apples are affected. We covered the apples in mid June with small mesh bags to prevent bugs. Have looked at many websites but have not seen photos that look like our apples. We hope you can help us. We live in central Montana. Had 7 inches of rain in June. Tree is watered with Thank you.

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Answered on September 11, 2023

This looks to be black rot and requires control rather than treatment. A fungicide wouldn't hurt, though. Here is an article that will help:



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