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My Friends has to apple tree one of then as had stun growth and the leaves are on the sad side !!
any idea what is wrong ??

thank you

JS
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stunted growth
stunted growth
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yellowing leaves
yellowing leaves
 
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Looks to me like aphids. I think I see exoskeletons and the black stuff on the leaves is aphid droppings. A severe case can cause leaf curl and stunting like that. Plenty of home remedies (soapy water, blast it with a hose, etc) will take care of it or neem oil works great and is natural.
 
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Thanks Kelby I are going to try the neem oil !

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