Leaves on ends of cherry tree branches dying

Asked May 21, 2019, 10:44 AM EDT

My otherwise healthy looking cherry tree has suddenly developed Dead leaves on the ends of the branches

Howard County Maryland

1 Response

This looks like a pear tree infected with fire blight, not a cherry. Pear trees are susceptible to fire blight which is a bacterial disease.
Please see the following information found on our website,
https://extension.umd.edu/hgic/topics/fire-blight-trees

Deb