disease - Knowledgebase Question

Shirley, NY (Zone 6B)
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Question by dnubsink
August 21, 2007
I have and infastation on the leaves of my kwansan cherry tree that curles the top tip leaves and turnes them red. Can you identify this disease?

Answer from NGA
August 21, 2007
Based on your description I am not able to tell you specifically what is happening to your Kwanzan cherry tree, but this type of symptom could be related to drought stress. I would suggest you consult with your local Cornell county extension to obtain a more specific diagnosis and based on knowing that, decide what to do for the tree. If it is a pest or disease problem, they will have the most up to date information on what to use and how/when is best to apply it for maximum results. Another option would be to consult on site with a professionally trained and certified arborist with experience in ornamental trees. I'm sorry I can't be more precise long distance.

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