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Hello , planted 2 pear trees on allotment this year and just noticed the leaves on one of them have a growth , see picture , wondered what is was and if a problem , have cut all effected leaves off and put on fir bin image

Any advice gratefully recieved image

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  • pansyfacepansyface PEAK DISTRICT DerbyshirePosts: 18,883

    IT'S PEAR RUST. A FUNGUS THAT NEEDS A JUNIPER OR CEDAR TREE NEARBY TO COMPLETE ITS LIFE CYCLE.

    NOT MUCH YOU CAN DO EXCEPT SWEEP UP AND BURN THE AFFECTED LEAVES.

    Apophthegm -  a big word for a small thought.
  • GWRSGWRS Posts: 7,842

    Many thanks gorgeous the information , not one across it beforeimage

  • pansyfacepansyface PEAK DISTRICT DerbyshirePosts: 18,883

    IT'S A LONG TIME SINCE ANYONE HAS CALLED ME THAT. image

    Apophthegm -  a big word for a small thought.
  • GWRSGWRS Posts: 7,842

    Must be intuition image

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