Potted apple trees can simply be brought indoors during extreme weather, while planted.
The alternate host for this tree is the evergreen red cedar Juniperus virginiana.
Jun 29, Some flowers are produced. around the time the flowers are ending, leaves begin to develop discolorations. By the beginning of June, they begin to fall off while still a discolored green or they shrivel up while on the tree branch and then fall to the ground. This begins first on the lower leaves and then extends up to the canopy.
New growth will appear but generally dries and shrivels before. Several fungal diseases can cause apple trees to lose their leaves. Apple scab causes olive green or black spots on the leaves. Leaves eventually drop from the tree. Rust causes orange spots on the leaves.