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10/06/2013 at 19:47

I have a dwarf nectarine plant in a large plastic pot.  This is kept in the greenhouse over winter but oviously not long enough.  I have a severe case of 'peach leaf curl' and have lost nearly all the leaves.  

Is the plant salvageable?

10/06/2013 at 23:17

hiya denjoanme

did you take it outside?  peach leaf curl is unlikely in the greenhouse

its a highly debilitating disease of peaches, apricots etc.  i would feed and water well. in my experience you usually can bring out peaches etc with little fear of peach leaf curl at this time of the year...well, say July.  in your case I would keep it in the greenhouse for several weeks to leaf up and harden.  but, watch out for red spider mite in hot dry environment....you need to spray regularly for this with water

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