Leaf scorch (Apiognomonia erythrostoma):
Yellowish to brown necrosis that slowly cover the whole leaf. The
dead leaves do not fall off. Treatment is not necessary.
Diseases Wild Cherry
Shot-hole (Stigmina carpophila):
Small brown necrosis that later fall out of the leaf, causing holes
to be left behind. In the final stage the leaves fall off. Treatment
is not necessary.
Cherry leaf spot (Blemeriella jaapii):
Small red to brown spots that grow together. The leaves become yellow
and then fall off. Treatment is not necessary.
Canker (Nectria galligena):
Fungi that leads to the breaking off of bark. Affected twigs and
branches should be removed and burned. If the trunk is affected,
then an expert should be called to remove canker.
Assaying brown rot (Monilinia laxa):
Fungi attack that begins in the blooms and moves to the branches
and then causes them to die. Fruits are also attacked if they were
damaged previously. This can lead to the dying of the tree. Action:
generously trimming the attacked branches.
Classification Wild Cherry
Height: up to 25 m (82 ft)
Leaf: alternate, elliptical, 2 large glands on the leaf stem
Flowers: April - May, white in bushels
Fruit: round fruit, first red then black, bitter but edible
Branches: light gray, shiny
Bark: gray to reddish brown, horizontally abloessend, thin barklane
Root: heart-shaped roots with far reaching side roots
Habitat: sun - light shade
Soil: sandy - loamy to loamy
ph-value: neutral to basic