Question by  Bruce (28)

Will zinc sulfate be good for my pecan tree?


Answer by  BrendaG (6111)

This is very important to pecan trees. It is recommended to put one pound zinc sulfate around tree yearly for the first three years of its life, spreading no closer than 12". This product is very important to nut production and tree growth. Leaf samples can tell you how much it needs.


Answer by  Dary (111)

Yes, zinc sulfate is good for pecan trees since it will help the tree to grow up, but you need to use it correctly.


Answer by  Elis (150)

Pecan trees can suffer from zinc deficiency if they're not given supplemental zinc early in their growing season. Particularly if the leaves are small and curling, or their veins discolored, your tree is in need of extra zinc and zinc sulfate will help.


Answer by  worker50 (46)

Yes, zinc sulfate is good for pecan trees. Zinc deficiency in Pecan trees occurs frequently. Pecan trees that are deficient tend to have smaller leaves than those that are getting the required amount.


Answer by  freddie (28)

Zinc sulfate will help your pecan tree grow, if you use it correctly. Trees that are lacking in zinc can have many problems: smaller, weaker leaves, the branches can even begin dying! Spray your pecan trees every couple of weeks during the summer to keep them healthy.


Answer by  xeroblade (15)

In short zinc sulfate can be good for your tree, but only use it when needed. You can tell mainly by the ways the leafs on the trees look. Zinc deficiency is viewed by a bronzing and a shrinking of the leaves. If you see this then us zinc


Answer by  choctaw (361)

Yes. Zinc sulfate will keep the tree healthy and increase the yeild of nuts. Use 3-4 pounds of fertilizer for a tree under 4 years old and 5-9 pounds for bearing trees.


Answer by  tanayafarr (290)

Yes, zinc sulfate is good to use on pecan trees. You will need to add this to your regular fertilizer adequtely. An average mature tree only needs about thirty three pounds if zinc sulfate.


Answer by  Liz59 (10966)

It is great in the right amounts. However, if you are using more than what you need, then it can be very damaging for the pecan tree. So be careful.

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