Free shipping when you spend $25 or more on seeds
Free shipping when you spend $50 or more on other products

Should I apply Leaf Curl spray now on my peach and nectarine trees to prevent it?

Both trees suffered leaf curl in 2010 & "Leaf curl" applied with success in 2011. Now the Leaf curl happened again.Can I apply "Leaf Curl" agent now? What can happen to the trees if it is applied now?

Fruit and Citrus • Diseases

Hi Vincent,

It is too late now to spray your stonefruit trees with Leaf Curl Copper Fungicide. It should be applied at budswell. The reason for this is that it will give protecting to those emerging buds and stop any fungus from entering. There is no point spray after the bud has burst. Hopefully your trees won't be too badly affected by the leaf curl. Now that it is spring, you can apply a fertiliser suitable for fruit trees such as Yates Thrive Natural Citrus & Fruit Pelletised Plant Food which will encourage new foliage and keep your trees healthy.

Yt-team

yates

Answered: 16 Sep, 2012

We also plant seeds in the heads of gardeners

Join the Yates Garden Community to receive personalised monthly emails, and hear about exclusive promotions and giveaways.

Join Now
Stay Connected Facebook Instagram Youtube