{Pistacia vera}

Boron Deficiency in Pistachio

Research in California has shown that foliar applications of Solubor® have increased pistachio yields. (Soil applications of boron are not as effective as foliar applications in supplying sufficient boron for flowering.) The best time for foliar application is from the late dormant to the early bud stages.

Soil Application (Suggested rates of application)

  Granubor Fertibor
LBS/ACRE 3.5-7 3.5-7
KG/HA 3.94 - 7.88 3.94 - 7.88

Foliar Application (Suggested rates of application)

KG/HA 2.25 - 5.625
Value in Use
Current Yield (Per Acre)
Expected Sale Price

U.S. Borax, part of Rio Tinto, is a global leader in the supply and science of borates—naturally-occurring minerals containing boron and other elements. We are 1,000 people serving 650 customers with more than 1,800 delivery locations globally. We supply around 30% of the world’s need for refined borates from our world-class mine in Boron, California, about 100 miles northeast of Los Angeles. Learn more about Rio Tinto.

Copyright © 2024 Rio Tinto. All Rights Reserved.