Taphrina deformans

Time To Straighten Out Peach Leaf Curl

As I was out and about in orchards seeing which apples have yet to picked and simply enjoying the colors of ripening fruit; suddenly, I was stopped in my wanderings to be absolutely stunned and amazed by the fall leaf colors of peaches.  I had NEVER noticed the subtle colors and beauty of peach leaves that I observed for the first time this year.  There were purples, reds, oranges, yellows and every shade or tint in-between and how beautiful they looked as they were starting to fall.  I was savoring the moment, when my mind immediately jumped to- “Hey, peach leaves are...

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Erik Draper