Is this powdery mildew on a crabapple tree?

Asked September 18, 2016, 5:33 PM EDT

The tree leaves have been falling off and wilting. Is this a crabapple tree? Is this powdery mildew? Is there anything I can do now to help or save this tree?

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1 Response

This does indeed appear to be a crabapple, but its diffucult to tell from your picture if it has powdery mildew. This article should help you determine that:

http://www.extension.umn.edu/garden/yard-garden/trees-shrubs/powdery-mildew/