How to Manage Pests

Pests in Gardens and Landscapes

Premature bud drop

Premature bud drop is an abiotic disorder caused by poor cultural practices.


Provide appropriate irrigation and good drainage. This season's bud drop is caused by inadequate cultural care the previous summer and fall when buds were developing.

Buds drop
Buds drop

Fallen buds
Fallen bud


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