Peach Tree Leaf Curl Problem

Answered by Jo Posted in Category Netting & Protection

Hello

I have a peach tree in my garden that had been doing well for years, however I cannot get the copper spray I was using anymore. So this year it got peach curl for the first time. I did try a spray from the garden
centre but it didn’t work. What can I use to keep my tree happy and healthy?

 

Thanks

Sarah Alden

Dear Sarah

I would recommend VitaxBordeaux Mix.  This is a copper based treatment that is suitable for Peach Leaf Curl.

 

In order to prevent the disease occurring in the first place, it is a good idea to keep the tree covered
between the leaves falling in Autumn until May with a Peach Fruit Tree Proctector.  This stops the infection taking hold and offers protection against frost as well.

I hope this is helpful. 


Please let me know if I can be of any further help.

 

Kindest Regards

Jo

 

Jo Blackwell
Kitchen Gardener

Meet the Author: Jo Blackwell
Jo  Blackwell

Jo Blackwell is our well-established Horticultural Advisor and the Kitchen Gardener in Stephanie's Victorian style Kitchen Garden. She caught the gardening bug when she bought her first home 21 years ago. Her first greenhouse soon followed and she later gained her own allotment.

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