early blooms & sprays

krycek1984(6a/Cleveland)March 19, 2012

Hey all. I have a Santa Rosa Plum here in Cleveland, OH. It's got buds all over it and I anticipate that it will flower sometime this week!!!!!!!!! Isn't that pretty early? I thought they don't start blooming until like mid to late April? Luckily the warmth is anticipated to stay and not change to cold weather.

In any event, there's not much I can do about a late frost. What should I be spraying with? It's never had plums so far yet and I'm guessing the main thing I'd need to worry about is plum circulio.

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ltilton

Don't spray for curculio now, not until petal fall. Lots of people here use Spectracide "Once and Done" Triazicide.

    Bookmark   March 20, 2012 at 1:17PM
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