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CA Hockey

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Whitish powder near my avocado grafts
« on: June 09, 2018, 03:47:08 PM »
Iíve noticed this whitish powder surrounding some of my avocado grafts on my largest tree. Not sure what to make of i it but I canít imagine itís healthy. Any idea what it might be and/or how to treat it if needed?

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Tree is holding over a hundred Avos. Maybe 200-300







Jack, Nipomo

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Re: Whitish powder near my avocado grafts
« Reply #1 on: June 09, 2018, 03:58:08 PM »
Dried avocado sap makes a white powder.  You are leaking...should resolve with callous forming.  Or...rewrap the graft top to bottom with new stretched parafilm (leaving old parafilm on the graft for strength).

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Re: Whitish powder near my avocado grafts
« Reply #2 on: June 09, 2018, 04:14:06 PM »
Thanks for the quick reply Jack. I was worried about borers and termites but couldnít find any evidence of them around my tree

 

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