Fruit Tree Care Calendar

Jan apply control for peach leaf curl at bud break plant
bare root
trees, vines, graft
scionwood
apply

fertilizer

lime

dormant

season

pruning

Anthracnose Control
Feb protect peach, apricot, nectarine blossoms from frost Mason Bee
Release
March Winter Field Day
1st Saturday
delayed dormant control

aphids, scale, mites

scab and mildew control (apple, pear)

Stone Fruit Control

brown rot shothole

April repair trellis support systems check for tent caterpillars, leaf rollers, use BT
May apply apple maggot control check/install

irrigation

check soil moisture at

6รค level

irrigate if needed

reduce irrigation if tree is growing vigorously

apply sticky trap ant barrier Fruit Thinning apple-pear
June net cherries and blueberries train young trees

stake, use
spreaders

cut suckers

July Watch for
NW Fruiteducational

workshops

monitor apple maggot

maggot control


Codling Moth Control
August Watch for
NW Fruiteducational

workshops

remove laterals on stone fruit Grape Spray

mildew botrytis

Sept finish bark grafting trees summer pruning support fruited branches extract mason bee cocoons
Oct Apple and Pear Harvest
2nd Sat
prepare ground for spring planting avoid late

pruning

monitor anthracnose and begin control after harvest
Nov begin transplanting

nursery

trees

Dec planting collect scionwood begin dormant pruning

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