Plum tree problem!.

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Plum tree problem!.

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Hi All, can any experts out there tell me whats going on with my plum tree!.
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Hi

It's kind of hard to see what's going on from the picture. Are the leaves eaten or curling? Any sticky deposits or anything?
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I can't tell from the picture either.
There is something called peach leaf curl that attacks plum & cherries. That (or some other disease? - hazy memory) is why they say don't prune in winter.
Or are there aphids on the underside of the leaf?

My plum crop is light this year - wont need to thin like I usually do. The pear don't look good either.
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Thanks Karen & Mo, will check the leafs properly and you're right the photos rubbish :?
but if I had a skin complaint on my hand!! )w( ..
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Looks like caterpillar munching to me.
Most trees can withstand a little bit of damage so I would not worry.
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