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by EamonX1
Thu Sep 27, 2012 5:35 am
Forum: Archives
Topic: What is wrong with my apple trees - blotched leaves etc
Replies: 6
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Re: What is wrong with my apple trees - blotched leaves etc

Thanks a million. I will look into all the issues you raise and take appropriate action. The trees get good sun and are not in the shadow. However I have a feeling that the soil in which they are planted is deficient in nutrients and I will attend to that. I imagine they get as much rain-water as ot...
by EamonX1
Wed Sep 26, 2012 5:55 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: What is wrong with my apple trees - blotched leaves etc
Replies: 6
Views: 7792

Re: What is wrong with my apple trees - blotched leaves etc

The trees are located in Ireland, near the sea - climate is temperate - a lot of rain - but no extremes.
Thanks for the information given above. I will follow it up. By the way when should spraying be done? The trees bloom in May or June ...
by EamonX1
Tue Sep 25, 2012 1:28 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: What is wrong with my apple trees - blotched leaves etc
Replies: 6
Views: 7792

What is wrong with my apple trees - blotched leaves etc

I have five apple trees for about five years. They have been unsuccessful, in the sense that each year the leaves become blotched and the apples are scarred. I noticed this year when the blossoms came on the trees the presence of black flies. I sprayed them with soapy water, but feel it was already ...