Treating anthracnose on mango tree?

sk8vonfixess(5b/6a)April 15, 2013

what do i use on the mango buds/flowers for anthracnose?
i know u can use copper fungicide on the leaves but the flowers are more sensitive. so what should i use?

this is a very small young grafted mango

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puglvr1(9b central FL)

Depending on the Brand you are using? I've used Southern Ag Liquid Copper Fungicide and for Mango and here's what it says:

"Mangos Anthracnose 4 tsp. to one Gallon of water Apply at 30 day intervals from the time the pannicles are 2 inches high until all fruits are set until August"

It sounds like you can spray the blooms with it as long as you do only once a month...When in doubt Contact the Company of the (Brand) of the product you are using....they are usually very helpful and should be able to tell you "if" its safe to spray the Booms/Flowers...a lot of times its best not to spray the blooms or else the bees won't pollinate them...Good luck!

Here is a link that might be useful: Southern Ag LIquid Copper Fungicide Label

    Bookmark   April 16, 2013 at 12:45PM
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sk8vonfixess(5b/6a)

alright thanks. another problem now is how safe that stuff is to use indoors. i got this thing potted

    Bookmark   April 18, 2013 at 5:54AM
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slopfrog

DO NOT DO IT INSIDE. YOU WILL BE SORRY!

    Bookmark   April 21, 2013 at 12:41PM
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slopfrog

Not because it's toxic to you, but because it will end up staining your walls, carpet, tile grout, and everything else blue.

    Bookmark   April 21, 2013 at 12:43PM
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sk8vonfixess(5b/6a)

woo. i read up on that. so i got neem oil instead, its a natural fungicide/pesticide.. so i sprayed the buds and leaves with the 90% neem oil and then ended up putting it outside lol

    Bookmark   April 21, 2013 at 5:20PM
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