Apple tree

Asked October 24, 2019, 8:48 AM EDT

What to do for cedar Apple rust?

Gladwin County Michigan

1 Response

Hello,

Here is an article that describes what you can do in your landscape to manage cedar-apple rust on ornamentals-

https://hort.extension.wisc.edu/articles/cedar-apple-rust/

This describes control on edible fruit bearing apple trees-

https://plantpathology.ca.uky.edu/files/ppfs-fr-t-05.pdf

The link in the above for a simplified spray schedule should be replaced with this-

https://plantpathology.ca.uky.edu/files/ppfs-fr-t-18.pdf

Note that, if you decide to use fungicides, the timing is critical and several applications are required. If you have questions on the information, please write me again here.

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