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Apple leaf problem

I have a young cox's orange pippin tree, planted last year in pretty well full sun and a sheltered position.  It had a few brown spots on the leaves last year, and this year practically all the leaves have spots on them.  It appears to be frog eye spots, but despite searching the web I can't find out what to do about them.  It also did not flower at all this year (though this may be normal for a young tree).

Look forward to any help I can get as I really want to save the tree (Cox's apples unheard of here in France and they are my favourite - hence the tree being given to me by my daughters).


  • pansyfacepansyface Posts: 21,555

    I have to admit that I had never heard of frog eye leaf spot before now. I looked it up and the only sites that I could find were American and they said that it was a fungal disease. However, they gave conflicting names for that fungus. 

    Assuming that it is a fungal disease, you can treat it with sprays that are designed to combat fungal infections.  Ask at your nearest garden centre.image

    Apophthegm -  a big word for a small thought.
    If you live in Derbyshire, as I do.
  • LoganLogan Posts: 2,532
    Judith f it's still a young tree that's why it didn't flower this year
  • Judith FJudith F Posts: 9

    I contacted, from whom the tree was bought, and after looking at a couple of photos they have told me it has Rusts - about which, apparently, I can do very little apart from keep the tree healthy (how am I supposed to do that?) and make sure the grass doesn't grow too close to it!

    Any comments anyone??

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