Red Cedar Apple Blight?

Answer Red cedar apple blight is also referred to as cedar apple rust. It is a fungal disease that is unique because two hosts are required for it to finish its infection cycle. These hosts are the cedar ... Read More »

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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 »

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 to Eliminate Fire Blight on Gala Apple Trees?

Fire blight is a bacterial disease of apples, pears, and other members of the Rosaceae family. Wind, rain and human activities can all spread the bacterium Erwinia amylovora, which causes the bligh... Read More »

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 »