Spray Schedule for Fruit Trees

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Also see: Main Spray Schedule | Nut Tree Spray Schedule | Small Fruit Spray Schedule

Apple

Winter – Use SPRAY OIL at Winter (Dormant) Dilution for control of aphids, scale insects and mites. Use COPPER in late January/early February for disease control.

Spring – Use SERENADE at Summer Dilution at Pre-Pink, Pink, and Petal Fall stages. Check OSU Extension Office for when to use control methods for Codling Moth. PHEREMONE TRAPS or sprays are generally used three weeks after bloom, however timing is critical. SPINOSAD, NEEM, MALATHION or ROTENONE are all Codling Moth control methods.

Summer – For Apple Maggot treatment in July. Use SEVIN, PYRETHRIN, MALATHION, or ROTENONE according to package instructions.

Fall – Use COPPER after harvest for disease control.

Apricot

Winter – Use SPRAY OIL (Dormant) Dilution for control of aphids, scale insects and mites. Use COPPER in winter for disease control; it can be applied multiple times from mid-December to late January.

Spring – Use CAPTAN sprayed at Pink and Petal fall.

Summer – Apply PERMETHRIN or SPINOSAD on tree trunk in early July and again in Late July/Early August for borer control. Do not spray on fruit.

Fall – Use CAPTAN spray two weeks before harvest (if rainy). Use COPPER after harvest for disease control, before heavy rains set-in.

Cherry

Winter – Use SPRAY OIL (Dormant Dilution) for control of aphids, scale insects and mites. Use COPPER in winter for disease control; it can be applied multiple times from mid-December to Late January. Use SERENADE in late January or early February for disease control.

SpringCAPTAN or SERENADE sprayed at Pink and Petal fall.

Summer – Cherry Fruit Fly – spray about Memorial Day with SEVIN, NEEM, MALTHION, or SPINOSAD.

Fall – Use COPPER after harvest for disease control, before heavy rains set-in.

Peaches and Nectarines

Winter – Use SPRAY OIL at Winter (Dormant) Dilution for control of aphids, scale insects and mites. Use COPPER in winter for disease control; apply in mid-December and again in early January. Use SERENADE in mid-to-late February for disease control.

Spring – Use SERENADE sprayed at Pink and Petal fall.

Summer – Apply PERMETHRIN or SPINOSAD on tree trunk in early July and again in Late July/Early August for borer control. Do not spray on fruit.

Fall – Use COPPER after harvest for disease control, before heavy rains set-in.

Pear

Winter – Use SPRAY OIL at Winter (Dormant) Dilution for control of aphids, scale insects and mites. Use COPPER or SERENADE in winter for disease control; it can be applied multiple times from mid December to late January.

Spring – Use SERENADE sprayed at Pink and Petal fall. Check OSU Extension Office for when to use control methods for Codling Moth. PHEROMONE TRAPS or sprays are generally used three weeks after bloom, however timing is critical. SPINOSAD, NEEM, MALATHION or ROTENONE are all Codling Moth control methods.

Fall – Use COPPER or SERENADE after harvest for disease control, before heavy rains set-in.

Plums (Prunes)

Winter – Use SPRAY OIL at Winter (Dormant) Dilution for control of aphids, scale insects and mites.

Spring – Use SERENADE sprayed at Pink and Petal fall.

Summer – Apply PERMETHRIN or SPINOSAD on tree trunk in early July and again in Late July/Early August for borer control. Do not spray on fruit.

Fall – Use COPPER or SERENADE after harvest for disease control, before heavy rains set-in.

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