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Produce => Pests & Diseases => Topic started by: AnnieD on May 10, 2020, 10:26:52

Title: Plum tree
Post by: AnnieD on May 10, 2020, 10:26:52
Hi all,
I've got a small plum tree in its third year, and for the first time I have loads of small fruit forming.
But today I was distressed to see that something is wrong with the leaves. They are curling up and looking diseased. I'm not sure if it's frost damage or a pest. I have googled but can't find any useful information.
Can anyone advise what might be causing this? Would a picture help? (I forgot to take one today)
I have so far managed without using any chemicals on my plot, but I would be willing to use something just on this tree to save my plums.
Title: Re: Plum tree
Post by: Tee Gee on May 10, 2020, 13:01:16
Is your leaf curling anything like this;

https://www.rhs.org.uk/Advice/Profile?PID=681 (https://www.rhs.org.uk/Advice/Profile?PID=681)
Title: Re: Plum tree
Post by: AnnieD on May 11, 2020, 12:59:46
Is your leaf curling anything like this;

https://www.rhs.org.uk/Advice/Profile?PID=681 (https://www.rhs.org.uk/Advice/Profile?PID=681)

Yes, a bit, but browner., and more folded up. I did spray with some of my whitefly spray, as that's all I had. Will see tomorrow if it's got any worse..