Meaning of peach leaf curl in English:

peach leaf curl

noun

  • A disease of peaches, nectarines, and almonds, caused by the fungus Taphrina deformans and characterized by blistering, thickening, discoloration, and curling of leaves, and sometimes also by infection of shoots and fruits.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Edgar Fahs Smith (1854–1928).