cherry leaf spot

cherry leaf spot

[′cher·ē ‚lēf ‚spät]
(plant pathology)
A fungus disease of the cherry caused by Coccomyces hiemalis; spotting and chlorosis of the leaves occurs, with consequent retardation of tree and fruit development.
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These are caused by a fungal disease called cherry leaf spot. There's no specific treatment for this, although a spray for fungal conditions may help, otherwise the best way to deal with it is to collect and destroy all fallen foliage to prevent it from over-wintering.
Carol: Cherries can be prone to several leaf diseases, including cherry leaf spot. Or it could be it has not yet settled and is dropping leaves early.
She contributed to the identification of 90 RGAs from sweet and sour cherry cultivars that have different levels of resistance to cherry leaf spot and powdery mildew.