What is causing the leaves of this peach tree to wilt?

Asked August 7, 2013, 1:36 PM EDT

What is causing the leaves of this peach tree to wilt?

Prince George's County Maryland

1 Response

Your peach tree is suffering from advanced stages of Cytospora canker disease. It is probably too late to deal with the disease on this tree. Please visit the following publication from our sister Extension University:
http://extension.psu.edu/plants/gardening/fphg/stone/diseases/cytospora-canker-of-stone-fruits
It is best that you remove the tree.
LS