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When to start spraying apple trees?

Posted by LeahRWH 7/8 Georgia (My Page) on
Sat, Dec 8, 12 at 13:23

I'm pretty excited to have just ordered my first apple trees (just moved to a place in the country where I can try out a small orchard!), and I'm pretty confident I know what to do regarding planting and pruning, but I'm not sure about spraying. I've heard that it's more or less impossible to get apples without spraying down here, so I'm all geared up to do that (planning on using the chart on the Johnson's Nursery website to start off), but I'm not sure when to start. Do I start right away when they're teeny baby trees, or should I hold off until they're a couple years old and ready to start producing?


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RE: When to start spraying apple trees?

LeahRWH,

Scott had a great post on his trees calendar. I used it as a guide.

Tony

Here is a link that might be useful: Scott Orchard Calendar


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RE: When to start spraying apple trees?

Scott, this is a very good calendar post for trees year round. After 5 more years of planting, do you have new infos to add the this old post. Thanks.


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RE: When to start spraying apple trees?

Thank you, that link is REALLY helpful!


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RE: When to start spraying apple trees?

Can anyone out there that uses Imidan or Captan tell me how much they use per gallon of water? I know There is a gentleman from Wi or Mn that uses, but I don't know how to make contact. Thanks, Gala Gala
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RE: When to start spraying apple trees?

  • Posted by bart1 6/7 Northern VA (My Page) on
    Thu, Feb 21, 13 at 13:21

Based on advice of former poster and fruit wizard, Jellyman, I use 1 TBS per gallon Imidan. I believe Jellyman was only using 3/4 TBS but I just use one full one for ease.

Captan is 2 TBS per gallon. I'm pretty sure that's the dosage on the label.


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RE: When to start spraying apple trees?

What a great 'overall' orchard sched, Well done Scott! Mrs. G


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