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Apple, Malus domestica, is a deciduous tree in the family Rosaceae which is grown for its fruits, known as apples. Apple fruits are one of the most widely cultivated fruits in...
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Disease identification

Apple    Srinagar

These types of spots are rare but affect at a good chunk in susceptible cultivars of Apple like red delicious. I am not sure either they are related to any kind of deficiency...

Asked by: waseem shafi (2 points)   Posted:August 18, 2017

2 answers    300 views

Alternaria leaf spots.

Apple    Srinagar

Mid summer alternaria is causing heavy defoliation in delicious apple cultivars. What can be done to eradicate this menace, further to prevent premature fruit fall.

Asked by: waseem shafi (2 points)   Posted:July 22, 2017

1 answer    223 views

Help in identifying pest

Apple    Srinagar

I believe this is Apple Mosaic Virus. I am not sure about this as I have seen yellow patches as symptoms of Mosaic in Apple varieties.

Asked by: waseem shafi (2 points)   Posted:July 19, 2017

1 answer    157 views

Pin scab

Apple    Srinagar

How pin scab arises and how can it be managed? https://plantvillage.org/users/2362-waseem-shafi#

Asked by: waseem shafi (2 points)   Posted:July 1, 2017

1 answer    179 views

Rust appearance

Apple    Srinagar

Rust occurrence from July in red delicious variety which eventually decreases shelf life of fruit, how it can be managed?

Asked by: waseem shafi (2 points)   Posted:June 30, 2017

1 answer    174 views

Sugar Apple tree

Apple    None Given

same or maybe a different problem from my mangos !! this looks a bit more like a disease or a deficiency in a pot and growing well , never fed plz help reem

Asked by: reem (9 points)   Posted:October 10, 2016

1 answer    392 views

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Apples falling off tree

Apple    None Given

Is there anything I can do to stop or reduce the amount of apples falling off tree before they are ripe ?

Asked by: T DiMichel (1 point)   Posted:August 2, 2016

2 answers    462 views

Eggs of what
Egg identification

Apple    Srinagar

I found these eggs on the underside of an apple leaf. Help me in identifying these please

Asked by: waseem shafi (2 points)   Posted:April 19, 2016

1 answer    527 views

Soursop fruits turning black n moldy 
before ripen .
Bad soursop fruits

Apple    None Given

Why do my soursop turn black and moldy before ripen. What's wrong with the tree or fruits. What is the solution? Hope someone can help.

Asked by: choy lai kam (1 point)   Posted:April 12, 2016

1 answer    1409 views

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Apple scab

Apple    Srinagar

Are there chemicals available for spraying to avoid pathogen - host binding or anyway block binding sites in apple scab

Asked by: waseem shafi (2 points)   Posted:March 28, 2016

1 answer    425 views

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Life cycle of Apple scab disease

Apple    Srinagar

At which inoculum stage is venturia inequalis easy to curb, and what are the effective fungicides other than triazoles in curbing out mycelial growth?

Asked by: waseem shafi (2 points)   Posted:March 25, 2016

4 answers    633 views

finding eggs

Apple    Srinagar

I found these eggs in my apple orchard what might they belong to?

Asked by: waseem shafi (2 points)   Posted:March 25, 2016

1 answer    389 views

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fungicide efficacy

Apple    Srinagar

What is the role of stickers while spraying fungicides in rainy season?

Asked by: waseem shafi (2 points)   Posted:March 12, 2016

1 answer    376 views

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Crabapple Tree not Flowering

Apple    None Given

We recently bought a house with an 8 year old crab-apple tree. The last occupant indicated it has not flowered. It is in full sun and not in wet soil. I have not had the soil...

Asked by: Steve (1 point)   Posted:March 10, 2016

2 answers    404 views

Red leaves

Apple    None Given

I have young Apple leaves just coming out. They have a reddish tint to it. Is this normal, or is it possibly a phosphate deficiency?

Asked by: Conrad Willkomm (2 points)   Posted:March 4, 2016

1 answer    471 views

Apple fruit disorder
I wonder what might this disorder be?

Apple    Nepal

I suspect it is a physiological disorder: browning, manifestation of disease, defies usual pattern-less form, in this case being concentric browning of pith. The fruit did not...

Asked by: Deependra Dhakal (2 points)   Posted:December 27, 2015

1 answer    736 views

Spots and browning on apple

Apple    iran

Can anybody help me with these spots on apple? Is it a fungal disease or biologic stress or something like spraying? Thank you so much

Asked by: saba (1 point)   Posted:September 21, 2015

1 answer    1121 views

Brown spots on leaves of ateyoma plant

Apple    None Given

I got this from a nursery in Florida, it went through the adjustment stress and got back on its feet but i found this brown spots on them and i cant tell if its a hot weather...

Asked by: reem (9 points)   Posted:July 31, 2015

1 answer    982 views

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Apple tree grafting compatibility

Apple    None Given

I have taken 12 tree grafts based on a grafting chart that came along with the rootstocks and 10 were successful yay :) but i lost the fruit tree family grafting charts and...

Asked by: reem (9 points)   Posted:February 22, 2015

1 answer    2004 views

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How can I prevent wormy apples?

Apple    Pennsylvania

This fall my apple trees produced lots of apples, and nearly every one came with a worm. I suspect these are apple maggot worms. Can I do anything either during the winter or...

Asked by: Jessica (1 point)   Posted:December 5, 2013

4 answers    4197 views

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Too late to prune apple tree?

Apple    NY

We have an apple tree growing at our summer house that is in desperate need of pruning. Unfortunately I only discovered it this week. I know that pruning is usually done when...

Asked by: Cat Sullivan (2 points)   Posted:July 5, 2013

1 answer    1568 views

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Cox Orange Pippin Apple trees

Apple    North Idaho

I have planted 3 Cox Orange Pippin Apple trees in my yard over the past 13 years. 1 is 3 years old, one is 8 and one is 12 years old. All were bought from different plant...

Asked by: Angie Lee Morrow (18 points)   Posted:May 7, 2013

1 answer    2177 views

The Lesion
Apple trunk lesion

Apple    Albuquerque, NM Zone 7b

Trying to figure out what is going on with this apple trees trunk it is about 3 years old.The lesion appears to be spreading growing. Any ideas and or treatments would be...

Asked by: Wurgulf (45 points)   Posted:April 23, 2013

3 answers    6490 views

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When to fertilise crab apple?

Apple    York, UK

I was wondering if it is necessary to fertilise the mature crab apple trees I have in my garden and if so when? Is it best to do this early in the Spring or does it matter? We...

Asked by: Johnboy (2 points)   Posted:March 25, 2013

2 answers    4190 views

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Planting apple trees near cedar


I have been told by a friend (who also happens to live next door) that I should not plant apple trees in the yard as there are cedars growing in the area and they can get a...

Asked by: Alex Ramirez (2 points)   Posted:March 8, 2013

2 answers    10459 views

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How to remove apple tree suckers

Apple    ND

Our apple tree is producing extensive suckers and I’m worried about cutting them as I have been told that this will just make the tree produce even more of them. Any advice as...

Asked by: Jack Wilson (1 point)   Posted:March 6, 2013

2 answers    8057 views

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Apple tree did not blossom after pruning

Apple    PA

We pruned our apple tree in February last year and it did not blossom at all all year. I remember there was a cold snap at some point soon after the tree was pruned. Was it...

Asked by: Michelle Hay (1 point)   Posted:February 22, 2013

1 answer    2366 views

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Pruning crab apple trees

Apple    York, UK

My wife and I have inherited two apple trees in our new garden. They are growing next to the house and we know NOTHING about gardening. They are at least 10ft tall. A friend of...

Asked by: Johnboy (2 points)   Posted:February 3, 2013

1 answer    2136 views