harryhh
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How long should I wait to spray fungicide?

Hi folks,

Today, Saturday, I sprayed my tomatoes with malathion. How long do you think I should wait to spray with a copper based fungicide?

Harry

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Re: How long should I wait to spray fungicide?

What are you spraying malathion for? Not sure I'e heard of spraying that on 'maters before....

Actually, to answer your question, no reason you can't spray your fungicide right now...

harryhh
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Re: How long should I wait to spray fungicide?

Thanks JayPoc.

I'm spraying malathion because I have a bad infestation of Tomato Fruitworm. (corn earworm) They have destroyed about 80% of my tomatoes.

I have since learned that there is a better insecticide for this critter, but malathion was the only insecticide the local Walmart had. (Walmart is the only local store.) :(

I still have some of what looks like early blight on the tomatoes, but since the worm is the biggest problem, I don't want to wash off the insecticide before it can do it's job.

Harry

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