Are apple trees resistant to cedar gall rust?

Answer Apple trees are not resistant to cedar gall rust, but the disease also requires a juniper plant to complete its life cycle. Cedar gall rust, also called cedar-apple rust, is caused by the fungus Gy... Read More »

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Cedar-Apple Rust on Apple Trees?

Cedar-apple rust is a fungal disease that affects most types of apple trees (Malus sp.), including crab apples. It also affects eastern red cedar trees (Juniperus virginiana L.). In fact, the fungu... Read More »

How Far Do I Plant My Apple Tree From Cedar Trees to Keep Cedar Blotch From Happening?

Homeowners growing apple trees and cedar trees on their property may want to reconsider one of the two types of trees. Apples and cedars must be spaced far apart to prevent cedar blotch cross conta... Read More »

How far do I plant my apple tree from cedar trees to keep cedar blotch from happening?

If no chemical control will be used, apple trees should be planted 4 to 5 miles away from all cedar trees to ensure cedar apple rust and necrotic leaf blotch don't occur. Even with the aid of chemi... Read More »

Disease-Resistant Apple Trees?

Apples are a pleasure to eat, but not always fun to grow. Most varieties are vulnerable to a great many diseases and pests, and the need for special equipment and sprays can become daunting for the... Read More »