Problem with Apples

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Problem with Apples

Postby justjoyful » Mon Dec 09, 2013 8:16 am

I was hoping my apple trees would get through this season without problems, but not to be the case :(

I have a fruit-fly Eco-Lure out there, and I don't think there have been any fruit fly in it (to be honest, I'm not really sure what a fruit fly looks like in real life, so I'm just guessing), but I've certainly got something happening with the apples. Can anyone help me identify what the problem is, and how to fix it?

Thanks heaps!
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Re: Problem with Apples

Postby greg.l » Mon Dec 09, 2013 5:33 pm

I think those are codling moth, they make the holes on the way out so it is too late to do anything. You should be able to cut out the damage and eat the rest, or juice the apples. It is still too early for fruit fly in bathurst, they turn up about christmas. That is a very early apple variety if it is in bathurst.
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