nectarine tree pest - Knowledgebase Question

Chino, Ca
Question by pacrda
June 14, 2010
I have a dwarf nectarine tree planted in a whiskey barrel. Some of the leaves are curling and look like there is a white powder on them. A few of the stems are bare and no longer have leaves on them. What could this be and how do I take care of it?


Image
Answer from NGA
June 14, 2010

0

What you describe sounds like powdery mildew, a fungal disease. Several products are registered for control of powdery mildew on nectarine trees, including Ortho Multi-Purpose Fungicide and Spectracide Immunox Multi-Purpose Fungicide. Be sure to apply according to label directions. Good luck with your nectarine tree!

You must be signed in before you can post questions or answers. Click here to join!

« Return to the Garden Knowledgebase Homepage

Member Login:

Username:

Password:

[ Join now ]

Today's site banner is by Fleur569 and is called "Orchid Cactus "