Zinc deficiency on orange made worse by

  • Organic soils
  • High pH soils
  • Soils rich in phosphorus
  • Soils receiving high phosphorus application
  • Cold wet conditions

Zinc is important for

  • Combats chlorosis
  • Prevents premature leaf fall
  • Gives healthier greener trees
  • Improves resistance to cold weather and late frosts
  • Improves bud development, flowering and fruit set

Yara recommended fertilizers for Zinc

YaraVita FRUTREL

YaraVita FRUTREL

Citrus: 5-10 l/ha during spring flushes. Repeat 10 to 14 days later if necessary. Water rate: 200 l/ha.

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YaraVita GRAMITREL

YaraVita GRAMITREL

Citrus: 3 to 5 l/ha applied during spring flush and also during summer / autumn flush. Water rate: 500 to 1000 l/ha.

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YaraVita ZINTRAC

YaraVita ZINTRAC

Citrus: 1-2 l/ha applied during spring flush and again during autumn flush. In both instances, repeat 10-14 days later where moderate to severe deficiency exists. NB: Maximum 0.5 l/ha on Grapefruit. Water Rate: 500-1000 l/ha.

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YaraMila COMPLEX

YaraMila COMPLEX

Citrus: Apply 550-750 kg/ha in multiple applications from growth stage; new flush to fruit bulking/maturity. Refer to Yara crop program as a guide or contact your local Yara sales agronomist for advice.

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