Question by  scartissue (7)

What are common diseases to apple trees?

I have several apple trees in my yard that appear to be diseased, I need to know what to look for and what it could be.


Answer by  bug57 (1048)

There are a number of fungal diseases common to apple trees, including; fire blight, scab, cedar apple rust, powdery mildew, and black rot. Common pests are the codling moth, apple maggot, and curculio beetle.


Answer by  Esme (535)

Apple scab is a fungal disease which leaves brown or black pimples first on leaves then on the fruit. Powdery Mildew causes grey powdery coating on the leaves whereas black rot causes small brown spots on the fruit which grows. Fire Blight causes scorching of foliage up one side.


Answer by  udertheo (116)

One of the most common diseases of apple trees is Apple Scab, in which blotches which are brown or olive-green appear on the leaves. Aphids also can cause problems for apple trees.


Answer by  joejjj35 (21)

Scab is the most common diseases of apple trees and it's mainly attack the growth of the tree. And the disease is depends the climate. so, we have to clean and burn it. Then we have to save our apple trees.


Answer by  Latha (264)

Many types of diseases are attacks the main tree. It is depends upon the climatic conditions of the place. Some gray color on the leaves and holes in leaves are comes,many flys are the cause for destroy of tree,and fungus also be affected. So we have to take one step is clean the diseased leaves and burn them.


Answer by  y3636363 (1380)

Crepe myrtle is one type of disease that can happen to apple trees. There are some other types. For a complete list just visit wikipedia and search common apple diseases.


Answer by  cavebear (120)

One that is common is the Apple scab in which blotches which are brown or olive green apear on the leaves.


Answer by  leize (222)

Cause: symptom: Mildew Grey coating on leaves, young shoots. Aphids: Distorted shoots, leaves. Apple Sawfly Ribbon scars on apple skin Winter Moth Holes in leaves Codling Moth Maggot inside apple Woolly Aphid White areas on bark, Canker Sunken discolored patches on bark Bitter Pit brown sunken areas on skin Brown Rot browning of fruit Scab blotches on leaves and fruit.


Answer by  mahavin (589)

There are several diseases occur in apple trees, the important diseases are classified under three heads as, fungal, bacteria and pests like fireblight,scab,rust,downy mildew and black spot diseases. These diseases are mainly affecting the growth structure of the apple tree. The diseases are also hinders the growth of the apple tree.

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