Questions tagged: stone fruit

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Leenabel
Answer: Hi Leenabel,yes you can prune to create a vase shape while the tree is dormant in winter. Your tree, which would now be 3 years old, should have 3 ...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: stone fruit
Answered: 08:10AM, 09 Jun 2010
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Janne
Answer: Hi Janne, What a shame your fruit was affected last season with brown rot as well as leaf curl. You can use Lime Sulfur or Leaf Curl Copper Spray (...
Answered: 03:48PM, 03 Aug 2012
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Saffronne
Answer: Hi Saffronne, There is no reason why your dwarf nectarine and peach shouldn’t produce full size fruit. Both of them may just be varieties th...
Answered: 10:28AM, 11 Dec 2012
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Beth
Answer: Hi Beth, If ‘dead arm disease’ is present then pruning the dead branches is the only option. Clean the secateurs regularly to stop di...
Category: Diseases
Tags: stone fruit
Answered: 10:31AM, 30 Dec 2013
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John
Answer: Hi John, What you’re describing sounds very much like aphids. These are small soft bodied insects with sucking mouthparts. Aphids can be con...
Category: Diseases
Answered: 01:18PM, 04 Dec 2014
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Helen
Answer: Hello Helen, I am afraid if it is too late to spray according to label directions then it certainly is too late to spray. Your next opportunity to ...
Category: Diseases
Answered: 04:08PM, 22 Sep 2016
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Baldev
Answer: Hi Baldev, Thank you for contacting Yates. Your photo shows that it’s suffering from leaf curl. Unfortunately, there is nothing you can do no...
Category: Diseases
Answered: 08:35PM, 09 Oct 2017