2.0m / 6.7ft high 1.0m / 3.3ft wide Cedar-apple rust: Severe attack Trying to keep ahead of the cedar apple rust, but still loosing much of the first month's growth before the spores stop being an issue.
Overzealous weeding resulted in weakening the surface roots, and tree was knocked over during an summer storm. Installed scaffolding to hold in place while these roots are replaced.
1.5m / 5.0ft high Cedar-apple rust: Severe attack Moved to final location in orchard. Pruned to 4 foot.
Initially treated cedar apple rust with captan which burned all foliage, then switched to copper oleate (1 ppt Cu at final concentration) and tree recovered.
1.5m / 5.0ft high Cedar-apple rust: Mild attack
1.0m / 3.3ft high Received as fresh benchgraft from Greenmantle Nursery; planted in vegetable garden while orchard space is cleared.
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