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Q.White Jelly Like Substance on My Peaches

Anonymous added on July 17, 2011 | Answered

The peaches on my peach tree have a white jelly like substance oozing out of the peaches. The peaches are also rotting on the tree. I also have ants on the tree. The peaches don’t appear to be getting any larger. Should I prune it back? What sort of chemicals should I spray on the tree? The tree is about 5 years old. It is a self-pollinating peach tree. We have never been able to enjoy the fruit from it. Can you help me?

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Answered on July 17, 2011

It sounds like you may have peach borers. This article will explain more about them: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/peach/peach-tree-borer.htm

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