Dormant spray fruit trees

bfreeman_sunset20(Ca 9b vta co)November 24, 2006

The label on fungicides like copper and daconil always say to make your first dormant application before first fall rains. The problem I always see is the leaves havent fallen before first rain! What to do?

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hoovb zone 9 sunset 23

Just wait until they fall. Timing isn't that critical. I never get around to it until January.

    Bookmark   November 26, 2006 at 4:51AM
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rosefolly

UC Davis has a really nice California-centric calendar for timing spraying here in California. I find that books I read assume a northeast or midwest climate, which we don't have.

Here is a link that might be useful: Fruit tree care calendar for California

    Bookmark   November 27, 2006 at 2:56PM
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