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    • moneyistooshorttomention
    • By moneyistooshorttomention 10th Jul 18, 8:41 AM
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    What's attacking my apples?
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    • 10th Jul 18, 8:41 AM
    What's attacking my apples? 10th Jul 18 at 8:41 AM
    Something is attacking my apples.

    It's a sort of "fluffy", sticky brown mass sort of thing - I usually find (but not always) at the "blossom" end of the apple. Think it's probably some sort of insect burrowing into the apple. I can wipe the surface bit of it off - but suspect the "probable insect pest" has already burrowed in?

    I need to know exactly what it is and how to deal with it (organically obviously).

    Any ideas please?
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    • Farway
    • By Farway 10th Jul 18, 2:18 PM
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    most likely codling moth

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