Vegetables and Fruit forum: Flyspeck apple disease

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Name: Christine
North East Texas (Zone 7b)
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wildflowers
Aug 26, 2017 2:33 PM CST
Here's what flyspeck apple disease looks like.

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Being new to apple growing, it was pretty disappointing to find these black dots on the apples of our first crop.

We've learned that this is a fungus caused by certain conditions and is controllable. Here is a good article we found on the cause of flyspeck apple disease and how to control it. https://www.gardeningknowhow.c...

If anyone has tips, suggestions or experiences, please post about them! Thumbs up

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Name: Deb
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Bonehead
Aug 31, 2017 11:08 PM CST
Yikes. That looks exactly as its name.
I want to live in a world where the chicken can cross the road without its motives being questioned.

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