Tips for Watering Trees-http://www.russellfeedandsupply.comPecan and fruit trees need a little extra spraying to help the tree to produce a healthy crop in the upcoming year. During the dormant season (winter) help control scale insects on the trees, spray with a 97% oil emulsion. (Horticulture Oil) Spray tree trunks and branches thoroughly. Apply when temperature is between 40 and 70 degrees F.

Pecans and fruit trees need more than one spraying a year. For a Homeowner’s Fruit and Nut Spray Guide contact your Texas Cooperative Extension Service and ask for bulletin E-145 3-02 or check out on the web Texas A&M Aggie Horticulture at:   http://rains.agrilife.org/files/2011/03/fruit-and-nut-spray-schdule.pdf

As always read and follow all label directions to help keep a safe and happy environment.

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