Fire Blight

Asked July 21, 2016, 11:23 AM EDT

What is The best way to control FIRE BLIGHT in Middle and East Tenn. for PEAR TREES and Will this transfer to an APPLE TREE.

Knox County Tennessee fruit trees fire blight

1 Response

Fire blight is a bacterial disease and can move from pear to apple. . I am attaching a link from the the University of Tennessee Cooperative Extension Service that explains how to control fire blight. https://extension.tennessee.edu/publications/Documents/SP277-R.pdf
For more information contact your county office. They should be able to give you information about growing apples and pears in your County.