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Q.Stone fruit are turning mouldy on a healthy tree?

Zone Paeroa, Waikato, New Zealand | delene.mccoll added on January 13, 2019 | Answered

I have two peach trees, and they have flowered well with good fruit set, but as the fruit has matured several of the peaches have become shriveled and moldy.

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Answered on January 14, 2019

I recommend dormant spraying with a horticulural oil and copper fungicide. And then during fruit set start preventive treatments with a biological fungicide like this:

Good soil fertility and water management will help the trees and fruit resist diseases and pests.

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