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I have an old ornamental cherry which has had signs of both canker and fire blight? Next to it is a healthy Rhododendron which rarely blooms! I think one is killing the other and wondering if I should have the sickly cherry taken out! Advice please!



if the tree is diseased by fire blight remove the infected branches and burn it. do not shred or compost it,
there was a time when you had to notify Defra but I don't know if you still have too.

this is the RHS link on it and how to deal with it.

it shouldn't affect the rhododendron.

20 Jul, 2021


A photo would be helpful,, but if the tree has canker and looks generally sickly, I'd be inclined to take it out...

22 Jul, 2021

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