Return to the Fruit & Orchards Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
how to tell budbreak and when too late for dormant oil

Posted by johndoug z6 Philly (My Page) on
Wed, Mar 27, 13 at 12:23

Hi all. I'd like to spray my trees with combo of copper and dormant oil, but not sure if it is too late. How exactly can I tell? I think buds are swelling. And if I do spray too late, could I kill the tree? I'm in philadelphia area. Thanks!!!


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: how to tell budbreak and when too late for dormant oil

  • Posted by campv Arizona (My Page) on
    Wed, Mar 27, 13 at 13:10

We spray volck dormant oil right up until it flowers or even if we see a little tiny bit of pink staring to show in the buds. After that we stop because of the bees. Don't know about the copper.


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Fruit & Orchards Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Please review our Rules of Play before posting.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here