Control of Apple Scab

(Question)

Greetings. I saw that there this has been some discussion of the control of apple scab that is clearly on a Macintosh apple tree in our yard (planted three years ago and is/was otherwise thriving; seemed to have about 75 apples on it this year). I was hoping you might know what are the consumer products available to help control this fungus that I can use in Toronto. I see that there are lots of sulpher-based treatments for purchase in the USA. Can these be used in Toronto?

 

(Answer)

Thank you for contacting Master Gardeners of Toronto.  It is permissible to use sulphur-based treaments in Toronto.  Please see this link for a comprehensive list of registered products:

Pesticide Ban  in Ontario

For more information related to apple scab, please review the following website:

http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/crops/hort/news/orchnews/2013/on-0413a7.htm