Can I use Neem oil on Peach trees?

Peaches can be attacked by many diseases and pests. Some common peach diseases include:

  1. Bacterial spotting of leaves and fruits
  2. Moniliosis
  3. Klyasterosporiosis
  4. Black leaf spot
  5. Wood cancer
  6. Shell


Some common peach pests include:

  1. Peach fly
  2. Curly aphids
  3. Peach cobbler
  4. Golden cane beetle
  5. American fruit moth

Neem oil on Peach trees

Here are some tips for using neem oil to protect peaches:

  1. Prepare a neem oil solution - Mix 1 tablespoon of neem oil and 1 teaspoon of liquid soap in 1 liter of water.
  2. Apply neem oil solution to peaches - Use a sprayer to apply the solution to peach leaves, flowers and fruits. Make sure all parts of the plant are covered evenly.
  3. Repeat the process as needed - Depending on the severity of the pest and disease infestation, you may need to repeat the process several times during the peach growing season.
  4. Don't use too much - Use only a small amount of neem oil and don't over spray as too much oil can damage the plants.
  5. Be careful on sunny days - Avoid spraying neem oil during sunny weather as the sun can increase the effect of the oil and cause burns on the plants.
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