Common Name

Coral Spot

Coral Spot

D2 Nectria cinnabaria
i) Orange Fruiting Pustules
ii) Cream Fruiting Pustules

Scientific Name

Nectria cinniabarina

Physical Description

Mass of pinhead orange pustules or mass of pink pinhead pustules.

Life Cycle

Occurs as a saprophyte on dead branches but as a parasite in fruit trees and others.

Method Of Attack

Invades through pruning cuts in spring

Damage Caused

Branch wilt

Plants Affected

Acers, Pyracantha, fruit trees

Life Cycle

Difficult. Hygiene with tools, remove dead litter and branches. Uproot the diseased.

Information Collated by James M. Burton as part of H.N.D. Course at Pencoed Agricultural College.
Chemical Information Correct as of 06:06:97. Always read and follow the instructions when using fungicides.