Powdery Mildew (Sour Cherries)

General Description

Foliage of sour cherries is severely affected by powdery mildew (Podosphaera clandestina) most years. Visible fruit mildew may be more likely on late-harvest fruit.

powdery mildew on sour cherry leaves


Cultural Control

Avoid dense planting. Prune to increase air movement.

Chemical Control

Fungicides registered for control or suppression of powdery mildew on sour cherries include:

Updated July, 2018