Cedar Trees
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spiky looking things growing on cedar bushes

Zone Danielson, CT | TMWELCH added on May 17, 2015 | Answered

I have these creepy, round, spiky looking things growing on my cedar bushes. What are they? There are several on one bush, yet none on the adjacent bush.

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shelley
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Answered on May 18, 2015

That gall is the result of cedar apple rust. More information on cedar apple rust and a course of treatment can be found in the following articles:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/apples/cedar-apple-rust-control.htm
https://bit.ly/1KZyuZ0 (PDF)

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