(April – May)
(June – July)
(July – August)
Highly susceptible to water logging. Red lateritic soil with good drainage and
high organic matter is suitable. Grown at an elevation of 2000 m. Soil pH should be around
5.8 to 6.2.
One year old grafts on own rootstock is highly preferable.
June – December.
4 x 4 m in pits of 60 cm x 60 cm x 60 cm.
Apply FYM 25 kg. N 500 g and 1 kg in each of P and K per bearing tree
Train to open centre system. The trees are pruned annually during December –
January. Dried, diseased, water shoots and criss-cross branches may be removed.
Against lichens growth, spray 1 kg of quick lime / 20 l of water immediately after
Fruit Fly Set up methyl eugenol 1 % trap with malathion 50 EC @ 2
Spray neem oil 30ml/l.
Leaf curl aphids Apply carbofuran 3 CG 33 kg /ha
Spray methyl demeton 25 EC 1.0 ml/l
Spray carbendazim @ 0.5 g / l or use sulphur dust @ 25 kg / ha
10 – 15 kg / tree / year.