It is very difficult to manage in Georgia without fungicides.
Peach trees Prunus persica , which grow in U.
When to Spray Peach Trees. Dormant Season (late winter/early spring, before bud break) Growing Season: Bud Break (emergence of new growth) Growing Season: After Blossom (after petals drop) gives bees and other beneficials a chance to safely pollinate the blossoms. Jan 12, To prevent peach leaf curl, trees must be sprayed with a fungicide after their leaves have dropped and they are dormant. This is usually in late November, or December. If it is a particularly wet winter, a second application of fungicide can be made in early spring, just as buds begin to swell.
May 23, After most petals have dropped: (Also known as petal fall or shuck) Spray peach trees with a copper fungicide, or use a combination spray that controls both pests and diseases. Wait until at least 90 percent or more of the petals have dropped; spraying earlier may kill honeybees and other beneficial pollinators.
Always follow pesticide mixing instructions.
Mar 18, The peaches often produce gum at the sites of curculio wounds. Preventative sprays are the only means of effectively preventing plum curculio damage. These applications can be made with a tank or backpack pump sprayer you can find at your local feed and seed or garden center. Shuck split growth stage of peach. Dormant (late fall to early spring before bud swell) Black knot of plum, Peach leaf curl chlorothalonil This is the only time that a fungicide spray will control peach leaf curl and plum pockets.
Bud swell Aphids, European red mites, Scale insect [oil] Application is not required if these pests have not.