Apple – Burr Knot

Q: This apple tree has yellowing leaves thru-out it so if it’s borers I’m probably too late. Any suggestions?

A: UGA Extension pathologist Elizabeth Little says it’s burr knot, a disease I’ve never seen. (Thank you!) It can weaken trees and serve as an entry point for dogwood borers. However, there is no homeowner solution

Burr Knots on Apples

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