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Hi, the back side of the leaves on my two year old cherry tree are covered in a fine white powdery substance.  Can you identify and advise how I may get rid of such a substance??

Thank you kindly Sir................

Sounds like Powdery Mildew. This is a disease that can infect several plants. Here is a web link to information on this disease and treatments. There are several fungicides listed I would check with your local plant nursery/garden  type store and ask what they recommend for powdery mildew.

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Jim Hyland


30 years experiance in the ID and management of forest diseases and ID of landscape tree diseases.

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