Black heart


Black heart of stone fruit is fairly uncommon in New South Wales. When it occurs, it is usually where orchards have been planted after, or interplanted with, tomatoes or potatoes infected with the fungus.

This Agfact has been written for stone fruit growers who would like information on the black heart of stone fruit disease. It includes information on:

  • Cause
  • Symptoms
  • The disease
  • Varietal reaction
  • Control


Agfact H5.AB.10 First Edition

Published: Jan 2004