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Q.How do you get rid of canker from pear trees and buddleias?

Zone East Kent | Brian209 added on May 26, 2014 | Answered

Canker has been on pear tree for many years, but has spread to other shrubs in the garden.

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Answered on May 27, 2014

Cankers are caused by fungal or bacterial infections. The best treatment is 1) optimal cultural practices to ensure that plants are healthy and able to ward off infection; 2) removal of diseased areas and rigorous disposal of fallen plant material. This article will tell you more: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/tgen/cankers-on-trees.htm

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