[NAFEX] medlar death

Anton Callaway marillen at earthlink.net
Tue Sep 15 21:38:00 EDT 2009


Scott,

What quinces do you grow?

I've not yet had a fireblight epiphytotic here so the 2 cultivars I've been growing have not been tested this way, although the Lisle Special has had terrible quince rust problems.

Anton
Zone 8, North Carolina Piedmont

-----Original Message-----
>From: Scott Smith <scott at cs.jhu.edu>
>Sent: Sep 14, 2009 10:54 AM
>To: nafex at lists.ibiblio.org
>Subject: [NAFEX]  medlar death
>
>Rob, I have had significant problems with fireblight on my medlars.   
>One tree died and the remaining one gets lots of damage.  My guess is  
>that is your problem.  Both medlar and quince have proved quite  
>difficult for me due to fireblight.  This spring I sprayed agrimycin  
>and they were clean until summer, but I should have done more  
>preventative sprays as the FB came back in midsummer.  The midsummer  
>blight I get does not kill large branches, it is more spotty in that  
>individual leaves, fruits and small sections of tip will get it.   
>There is also not the tell-tale crook-neck on the later attacks since  
>the wood has hardened.
>
>Scott
>
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