How do you get rid of black knots in a tree?
Also, will black knot kill my tree?
Black knot is a serious disease of plum and cherry trees (Prunus species) throughout the United States. Black knot is a disease that gets progressively worse each year unless controlled, and it will eventually stunt or kill the tree.
Then, can you eat plums from a tree with black knot?
Question: I have a plum tree severely affected by black knot disease, but it still produces a lot of plums. Can I still eat them? Answer: Yes, you can eat them. In general, when you see healthy fruits on a plant suffering from a disease, they still remain perfectly edible and safe to eat.
Black Knot can be eradicated from your fruit tree with the use of Black Knot Be Gone. See our pictures and videos of trees with improvements in 2-3 months. The Black Knot disease embeds itself into the tree and through the bark after 2-3 months the black crumbles away in this case study.