Spray Schedule


Plant Stage

Insects and Diseases

Products to use [ ] = A Garden Naturals Product

Dormant        

fire blight, scale, overwintering insects, overwintering disease

[AS], [S], [CS], [BN]

Green tip to half-inch green

scab, scale, apple cedar rust

[AS], FTS, FG, [OS]

Tight to open cluster

scab, rusts, mites

FTS, FG, [OS] (Alternate each throughout spray schedule except bloom)

Pink

aphids, tarnished plant bug, stink bug, scab, rust, apple maggot, budmoth, scale

FTS, FG, [OS]

Bloom

fire blight , scab, rust, powdery mildew, fruit rots, leaf spots

[S], [CS], Captan

Petal fall

plum curculio, pear psylla, plant bugs, leafrollers, scab, rust, fruit rots, sooty blotch, green fruitworms, tarnished plantbugs, Japanese beetles

FTS, FG, [OS]
Supplement insect control with [CJ] or [E] if necessary

First cover

codling moth, plum curculio, scab, rust, fruit rot, sooty blotch, leafminers, tufted budmoth, tent caterpillars, aphid

FTS, FG, [OS]

Second cover

codling moth, plum curculio, scale, scab, rust, fruit rots, sooty blotch, leaf spots, mealybug, thrip, fruit flies, aphid, mites, Japanese beetles

FTS, FG, [OS]
Supplement insect  control with [CJ] or [E] if necessary

Third cover

codling moth, pear psylla, scab, fruit rots, sooty blotch, sawfly, ornage tortrix, webworm, aphid, alternaria blotch, powdery mildew, leafspots

FTS, FG, [OS]

Remaining covers

codling moth, leafhoppers, pear psylla, fruit rots, scab, sooty blotch, white rot

FTS, FG, [OS]

Dormant: Early spring before buds swell. Green tip to half-inch green: When blossom buds show ½ inch green. Tight to open cluster: When fruit buds are visible. Pink: Just before blooms open. Bloom: When 10 to 60% blossoms are open. Petal fall: When last petals are falling. First cover: Seven days after petal fall spray. Second cover: Two weeks after first cover spray. Third cover: Two weeks after second cover. Remaining covers: Spray every two weeks, or as directed on product label.