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Apple defects #732115

Asked October 25, 2020, 9:32 PM EDT

My two apple trees both produced apples that look like this under the skin in some places. Can someone tell me what is causing this and how I can correct it? Thanks! Sid

Linn County Oregon

Expert Response

The flesh seems to have the discoloration common with "Bitter Pit." Luckily, it is a condition that varies year by year due to weather conditions, pruning habits, etc. You will find the description, causes and what you can do about it in the following documents.

Ann Kinkley Replied October 26, 2020, 1:18 PM EDT

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