HELP with peach pests

Asked May 17, 2015, 2:54 PM EDT

I have something eating my peach leaves and gooey/black spots on the green peaches. How can I save my peach crop?

Thank you,

Sharon

Gillespie County Texas

1 Response

You have several problems from borers to mineral deficiency.

Please look at these web site and contact your county Extension agent

Peach growing information

http://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/fruit-nut/files/2015/04/peaches_2015.pdf

Spray schedule is here:
https://insects.tamu.edu/extension/bulletins/b-5041.html

Peach crop information is found at this location

http://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/smallacreage/crops-guides/fruits-nuts/peaches/

pest control

http://amarillo.tamu.edu/files/2010/11/PestsFruitTrees.pdf

Fruit tree spray schedule

https://insects.tamu.edu/extension/bulletins/b-5041.html

Contact your county agent for more help. There are many peach orchards in Gillespie County and the county agent usually holds short courses about fruit crops.

http://gillespie.agrilife.org/

Jim Kamas is the Horticulture CEA but is on special assignment with the Texas Viticulture & Fruit Lab. Jim can be reached through our office for special needs related to fruit tree management.

830-997-3452

Email: j-kamas@tamu.edu

Good pictures and explanation of peach tree pest and diseases

https://extension.usu.edu/files/publications/factsheet/peach-pests.pdf