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Fruit Trees disease

Hi All
Can you please help? My fruit trees were planted early last year (from Tesco) and are rife with disease. I've tried a Tesco spray but although the aphids disappear the damage continues.

I've attached photos.... any advice appreciated!!!

Cheers, Aidan


  • pansyfacepansyface Posts: 21,568
    Aphid damage.
    The aphids will be long gone, eaten by things that eat aphids.
    Pull off the dead leaves and wait for new ones to grow.
    Give the tree a couple of gallons of liquid feed around its roots to cheer it up.

    Apophthegm -  a big word for a small thought.
    If you live in Derbyshire, as I do.
  • dappledshadedappledshade Posts: 982
    You could consider encouraging ladybirds to your garden, as the love aphids.
    I bought some some native ladybird larvae years back (they are even more voracious aphid guzzlers than their parents), sprinkle them on an apple and an elder that were infested and they cleaned them up within a week. The larvae then turned into adult ladybirds, who laid eggs on the plants, so the cycle continued. It was great to watch!
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