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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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:

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