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Portland Nursery

Spring Spraying Fruit Trees

If you have fruit trees now is the last time you can dormant spray before the end of winter. Dormant spraying will help control insects and diseases during the coming growing season.William and Judy show you the two main types of sprays you can use.

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Lime-Sulfur spray is made for fruits that have seeds. It also has a special oil in it that will help smother the eggs of some of the harmful pests.

Liquid copper spray is used for fruits that have pits. Both of these sprays are safe for the environment once they are applied, but you should always use protective gear like gloves, a mask and eye protection when applying them.

Remember to make sure that you don’t apply them after the buds start to open, that will smother the flowers and harm the bees that are pollinating your flowers.

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