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  •  Apple trees need only (4+ / 0-)

    to be sprayed with a product like Surround, a kaolin clay powder with a sticking agent.

    This creates a barrier for most bugs.

    Spray after blossom drop when tiny fruits are just beginning to form.

    This is a non-poisonous solution- not 100 % bug proof but better than the alternative- and do feed your tree- a healthy plant produces chemicals that repel insects.

    Trees need feeding, just like tomatoes or roses.
    FEDCO has a fantastic fruit tree mineral supplement that will restore your tree to raging health and reward you with so much fruit you will be giving it away.

    Fruit tree planting mix

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