Peach Trees

Peach outer green is riddled with small holes

Zone St louis mo | Larry24583 added on June 5, 2015 | Answered

My peaches outer green part is being eaten or something. What should I do? I have used in section but same problem. The peach outer green is riddled with small holes.

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Answered on June 7, 2015

Inspect the tree carefully.
Do you see any other evidence of insects or bugs?
Chewed leaves?

If so you could use a insecticidal soap or Neem Oil.

I have heard that squirrels will nibble on peaches. Do you have those critters in your garden?
I have garden friends who actually place Squirrel feeders near the trees to encourage them to stay off of the fruit trees,

This would be a more difficult task to control.
Birds also will eat your peaches.

Here are a few links.

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