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 ZINTRAC 700

YaraVita ZINTRAC 700

Citrus: 1 to 2 l/ha during spring flush and again during autumn flush. In both instances a repeat application 10-14 days later may be required where moderate to severe deficiency exists. Water rate: 500 l/ha minimum. Alternatively, 50 mls / 100 l during spring flush and again during autumn flush. In both instances a repeat application 10-14 days later may be required where moderate to severe deficiency exists, based on a typical TRV of 2500 l/ha and a maximum TRV of 4000 l/ha.

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