How did freeze pruf work for you?

featherhoof(zone 9)January 7, 2010

I have a bottle, but did not have a chance to use it. I know a couple of you used it. Did it work??

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whgille(FL 9b)

Hi Miranda

I used the freeze pruf on most fruits trees except the bananas.

Here is my review:

The fruit trees that did well without the product last year, did well this year. Like Brogdon avocado, atemoya, various citrus.

The fruit trees that I did not have it last year, I sprayed and they don't look good. Those are a tamarillo and the papayas. I am not worry about that because they are easily replaced by seeds.

The bananas were not sprayed last year or this year and they look the same, bad! I know that they will comeback.

I also sprayed the passion fruit vines and they look good but I can't compare with last year because I did not have them.

I also spray 2 star fruits. One that was not covered last year and did not die, look okay today. The other one that is new I sprayed and is also covered, so I will see the results later.

I am still waiting for Billbrandy's review, since mine I don't know what to think of it.:-)

Only time will tell...


    Bookmark   January 7, 2010 at 9:41AM
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sharbear50(6a Bella Vista)

I didn't use it either. My banana plants look terrible as well as the Royal Poinciana. Do you think they will recover?

    Bookmark   January 7, 2010 at 9:48AM
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whgille(FL 9b)


The bananas will recover, believe me! Last year mine were toast just like now. I was preparing for these, that is the reason that I took the 6 fruit branches out, otherwise I would of lost them.

When warm weather comes, I will do a clean up and they will come back from the roots. Some will look better than others depending on when they were planted and the variety.

About the royal poincianas, I don't know. I have 3 seedlings of the pride of barbados in the porch and they look fine.

Coming warmer weather I guess a lot of us will have to do our own extreme makeover!


    Bookmark   January 7, 2010 at 10:05AM
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featherhoof(zone 9)

Thanks for the reply Silvia.
Sharon, My banannas look terrible now, but I expect them to bounce back. I have dwarf/semi-dwarf varieties.

    Bookmark   January 7, 2010 at 10:12AM
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I sprayed it on my bananas and other plants, and it didn't work at all. Nada, zip, zilch.

    Bookmark   January 7, 2010 at 12:19PM
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puglvr1(9b central FL)

Didn't work for me either...wonder how we go about getting our money back? There's suppose to be a 100% money back guarantee and I have pics to prove it did NOT work! Very

    Bookmark   January 7, 2010 at 7:17PM
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I'm sorry the freeze pruf didn't work but you have saved me the expense and the labor of using the stuff.
There are several makers of this stuff...Cloud Cover is one I used on roses a few years ago to prevent powdery mildew. I never thought to use the stuff for it's intended use! But that was long ago and the product is long gone and now I don't have to try it because I have the report from you guys.

    Bookmark   January 7, 2010 at 7:55PM
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whgille(FL 9b)

Pug, that is a good idea! To collect enough info and send them a letter, to get some money back. At least "we" the ones that tried and did not work for us, are giving them a BAD name, so others don't buy it!

And I don't think we have the worst pictures yet, after the weekend is over we don't know.

I sure hope all the doom forecasters are wrong!


    Bookmark   January 8, 2010 at 8:45AM
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