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Question: 868-5112
I have over a hundred pecan trees. This past two years we have had a lot less nuts and long droughts. I have not sprayed or fertilized in about five years. Is it time? We have had some web worm. Jack, Austin, TX

Mort's Answer:
Definitely. You can spray with a dormant oil spray this time of year or with Neem anytime through the winter. This is a mechanical method to keep your trees free of those caterpillars and other creepers. You will need a power sprayer to remedy the insect problems like nut case borer. Do not spray when the trees are blooming. A home orchard spray will take care of the chewing and sucking insects. Fertilizing with manure very five years is advisable. Supplementing with 5-10-10 granular will also help.

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