What's your question? Ask

Dwarf Apple Trees

Q.Small flies in apple core

Zone Victoria British Columbia | Anonymous added on October 19, 2018 | Answered

My Malling Kent dwarf tree (35yrs plus) bears many pounds annually..This year EVERY apple was brown and burrowed inside and some had a tiny fly in the core. Could you pls advise me what it may be and how to cure it…I also have an Orange Pippin which was somewhat less affected. Many txs James Scott

A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
Answered on October 23, 2018

Unfortunaely, the only sure fire way to get rid of these is by chemical means. Here is some more information in the link after. You can click on the link within to take you to a search for your extension service. They will be able to find the chemical for you. Here is the article: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/apples/apple-maggots.htm

Was this answer useful?

Log in or sign up to help answer this question.

Did you find this helpful? Share it with your friends!

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.

Looking for more?
here are more questions about...
Dwarf Apple Trees
Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

Do you know a lot about gardening?
Become a GKH Gardening Expert