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Benefits of Kelpak on Cherries

Kelpak trials on cherries in California, Chile and South Africa show significant yield increases as well as several other benefits including colour and fruit quality:

  • Improves rooting of nursery trees
  • Stimulates root and shoot development
  • Improves pollen germination
  • Increases fruit set and retention
  • More fruit per tree
  • Improves fruit colour
  • Reduces fruit split
  • Improves marketable yield

Bing cherry pollen control:

Cherries control

Bing cherry pollen with Kelpak applied:

Cherries Kelpak

Kelpak improved fruit set and retention:


application rates

Spray 3 to 5 times at a rate of 300 ml/100 L starting at 50% bloom with 10 day intervals.

Kelpak can be applied in mixes with other pesticides and foliar nutrients.

The pH of the spray solution should be below 7 for optimum results.