orange growth on a juniper

Hi Master Gardeners, I recently noticed a strange orange growth on a couple of branches of a juniper in my front yard. Any idea what it could be? How should I deal with it? Thanks.…

Pear Rust?

These leaves are on our tree in North York. Are these pear rust?…

Trellis rust on Pear Tree

I have 2 pear trees that look nice in spring but suffer every summer and fall from trellis rust, an ugly fungus that apparently overwinters in Junipers. The city’s ornamental ‘Chanticleer’ pear first showed it and later my dwarf fruit…

Pear Tree Rust

Hello, my friend has a pear tree in his backyard in Brampton. it gets lots of sun. don’t know the soil type, its a rented house. the tree is affected with some sort of blight. please see the photos. can…

Sick Pear Tree

Hello, I have attached a photo of pear tree leaves from a tree in our yard. The leaves have orange and black spots with the occasional holes. Can you identify what the pear tree may be affected by?

Tri-colour beech and chanticleer pear issues

Hello, Almost two months ago (June 2015), I had a few trees planted and although they looked great for about a month, I started noticing some issues. Tri-colour beech – when it was planted, the leaves were a vibrant purple…

Pear tree rust

Hi, I am in Toronto and have 2 pear trees that are plagued with rust. Any fruit that begins to develop soon falls off. I spray with dormant oil/sulphur. I was removing infected leaves and being very careful to not…

Chanticleer ornamental pear

I was told by my landscape designer that chanticleer pears have started having a problem with disease in the Toronto area.  This was told to me August 2014.  Now I live in Cobourg and would like to put them in…

Pear trellis rust

Hello, I have two pear trees which unfortunately have pear trellis rust. I have tried spraying with horticultural oil and liquid lime sulphur in the spring, but to no avail – the orange lesions have returned. I have received advice…

Several small pear branches are dying.

I have a mature pear tree (Anjou) with trellis rust. Additionally, there are several – at least 18 – small 14 inches branches that died. These small branches are occurring throughout the tree although none of the main branches on…