Cherries are turning half brown

Asked June 8, 2013, 11:22 AM EDT

A bunch of the cherries on our tree are turning half brown. I'm attaching a picture. Do you know what this is?

Ionia County Michigan

1 Response

That is the fruit symptom of bacterial canker. This is a bacterial disease that normally affects the leaves and shoots. It is caused by cold rainy weather. The disease has run its course this year and no treatment is necessary.
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