Dormant oil

2inAlabamaFebruary 25, 2013

Is dormant oil effective against fireblight in peaches and pears?

This post was edited by 2inAlabama on Mon, Feb 25, 13 at 20:30

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fruitnut Z7 4500ft SW TX

No, will have no effect on fire blight. There are some new materials but don't know when or if home gardener will get them.

Choosing resistant varieties is by far the home growers best defense.

    Bookmark   February 25, 2013 at 9:01PM
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alan haigh

And peaches don't get fire blight.

Oil is a discretionary material that is only helpful if you have issues with aphids or scale.

    Bookmark   February 26, 2013 at 5:38AM
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