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Actually sounds like cedar-apple rust

July 20th, 2017 · No Comments

Date: Wed, 19 Jul 2017 09:05:49 -0400
From: Chatham County Extension Master Gardener Volunteers
Subject: apples and cedars

This actually sounds like cedar-apple rust. Cedar trees and apples are the hosts of this fungus. It first forms on the cedar tree, and then infects the apples, which shrivel and die before ripening.

Here’s a good source for more information and some photos:
http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/gardens-gardening/your-garden/help-for-the-home-gardener/advice-tips-resources/pests-and-problems/diseases/rusts/cedar-apple-rust.aspx

Chatham County Extension Master Gardeners are available Monday and Thursday afternoons, 1:00 – 4:00 pm, to help with your garden, lawn and landscape questions.

Contact us for gardening support:
919-545-2715

Visit us in Pittsboro <http://go.ncsu.edu/ccacc>
Learn more about the Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program https://chatham.ces.ncsu.edu/emg-2/

Tags: 27312 · Advise · Agriculture · Pittsboro

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