Watercore of Apple

Author(s): T.R. Roper

Watercore of apple is a physiologic disorder. The fruit tissue’s abnormal condition is a response of some apple cultivars to adverse environmental conditions—not to a disease-causing organism. Watercore is more common in warm, arid regions, but it occurs in Wisconsin often enough to concern apple growers. Find out more about this apple disorder by reading this brief, 2-page fact sheet.

 

University of Wisconsin-Extension