Plum Trees
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Plum Tree

Zone Auckland, NZ | Anonymous added on April 23, 2017 | Answered

We have a plum tree which is about 5yr every year the fruit has a mottly coloured circle on fruit. Would you be able to help identify this problem and offer advice. Thanks Pam

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on April 25, 2017

This would appear to be Brown Rot on your plums.

Here is more information on this issue and how to treat.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/plum/plum-tree-diseases.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/peach/brown-rot-fungus.htm

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