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FruitFreak

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Peach Trees Going Downhill Quick
« on: May 28, 2015, 03:11:17 PM »
My peach trees all seem to be exhibiting symptoms of bacterial spot or rust.  I had no idea just how vicious this bacteria was.  My Tropic Beauty and Prince are most affected.  Leaves are dropping prematurely every day and I feel helpless.  It's so early in the summer I fear the little trees wont have any leaves by fall.  Can anyone recommend a treatment, I'm at loss with this one.  Thanks.













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Re: Peach Trees Going Downhill Quick
« Reply #1 on: May 28, 2015, 03:13:46 PM »
DO NOT spray copper on peaches!!  TRy spraying Daconil.
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Re: Peach Trees Going Downhill Quick
« Reply #2 on: May 28, 2015, 03:20:18 PM »
DO NOT spray copper on peaches!!  TRy spraying Daconil.

Hey Rob.  Do you think its a coincidence that I sprayed them with copper for the first time last week?!! Could this be spray injury or both?
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Re: Peach Trees Going Downhill Quick
« Reply #3 on: May 28, 2015, 03:37:05 PM »
DO NOT spray copper on peaches!!  TRy spraying Daconil.

Hey Rob.  Do you think its a coincidence that I sprayed them with copper for the first time last week?!! Could this be spray injury or both?

I dont think it is the cause of your problems.  Even though copper is considered ok to spray on peaches, I have seen applications of copper cause damge to peach vegetation, even going so far as to defoliate the peach.  This is why I am recommending Daconil.
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