{Anona cherimolia}

Boron Deficiency in Cherimoyas

When a cherimoya tree is boron deficient, the leaves are hard and thick, and tend to bend backwards. Initially leaves are dark green but they later show an irregular chlorosis. Longitudinal growth stops and the growing points die. Side shoots also die back.

Soil Application (Suggested rates of application)

  Granubor Fertibor
LBS/ACRE 3-5 3-5
KG/HA 3.38 - 5.63 3.38 - 5.63

Foliar Application (Suggested rates of application)

KG/HA 4.5 - 4.5
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