Description: Bright orange spots on leaves and fruit. Generally
weakens tree. Fungi that cause cedar-apple rust complete
part of their life cycle on red cedar trees where in
spring they cause large, bright orange, sticky lesions
at the end of branches.
rust can be reduced by removing nearby eastern red cedar
trees. Apply Soap-Shield® Fungicidal Soap
two weeks before disease normally appears, or when forecasters
predict a long period of wet weather. If disease has
already appeared, repeat at 7-10 day intervals for as
long as needed. Reapply after rain. If leaf burn develops,
use Bordeaux Mixture or Rotenone/Copper Combo Combo 7 days
after petal fall and 2 weeks later.