Plum Trees

Diseased Plum Tree


Anonymous added on July 15, 2015 | Answered

Please can you identify the disease affecting my three year old plum tree from the attached picture and a remedy for its removal?


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Downtoearthdigs
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on July 16, 2015

t could be plum tree aphids (look for pale greenish insects inside curled leaves) or peach tree borer, which also affects plum trees and other fruit (look for sawdust-like residue). Additionally, it could be canker (which would be my guess due to the amber colored sap). Here is more information: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/plum/control-leaf-curl-plum-aphids.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/peach/peach-tree-borer.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/disease/weeping-amber-in-trees.htm

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