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Peach leaf curl???
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sarah    Posted 07-13-2004 at 04:35:12       [Reply]  [Send Email]
What causes peach leaf curl and how do you get rid of it, one of my ash trees appears to have the same thing as well??HELP!!!


big fred    Posted 07-13-2004 at 10:21:56       [Reply]  [No Email]
Fought a battle with it a few years back. It's a fungus but it's brought on by rain and dampness. In the Seattle area it's almost impossible to avoid unless you get a resistant variety like Frost. Mine were Elberta, and only lasted about 3 years. I've heard if you cover them to keep rain off from about January thru March it helps. Otherwise spray with oil, but the instructions say spray when you don't expect rain. Like I said, in the Seattle area you would only be able to spray in mid-August...

Don't know about your ash, though.


Ana    Posted 07-13-2004 at 06:58:35       [Reply]  [No Email]
I'm no expert, but I've had experience with peach-tree curl disease. It's a fungus, and there is treatment for it, but it's constant spraying. Here's a website: http://www.thegardenhelper.com/peaches.htm

Your ash may have a type of fungus too, but I don't know much about ash trees.


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