How to Manage Pests

Pests in Gardens and Landscapes


Leaves burn and fall off. Exposed upper branches become burned and die back.


Sunburn generally occurs in years when a heavy load of fruit is set and potassium reserves are depleted. A soil or foliar application of nitrogen will compensate for this.

Sunburned bark
Sunburned bark

Sunburned peach foliage
Sunburned peach foliage

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