Apple tree bark splitting

Asked April 30, 2020, 4:17 PM EDT

What is this, the top of the tree is wilting

Linn County Oregon

1 Response

The image you have shows a canker. Cankers on apples can be caused by a wide variety of things. There two prevalent problems recently including fire blight (a bacterial problem) and anthracnose (a fungal problem). Read about them at the following web sites and see if one or the other fits: