On Planting Disease Resistant Apples

Folks, this is why it is a good idea to plant apple varieties that are resistant to Cedar Apple Rust in Kansas:

CAR GallsThese are Cedar Apple Rust galls that I’ve found growing on the cedar trees as I’m out walking during lunch. They look like coppery balls right now. Come next spring, they will look like this.

About Rebecca

I'm a Horticulture Educator with Sedgwick County Extension, a branch of K-State Research and Extension, located in Wichita, KS. I teach about fruits, vegetables, and herbs.

Posted on October 28, 2009, in Plant Problems & Diseases and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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