Macadamia Growers

Update: July 2018


Floral Development

  • Cold nights in June / July have slowed down photosynthesis and water usagE


  • Flower dormancy has been broken and elongation has started in some varieties




  • Tree water-use rates are currently trending at lowest for the year


  • Water-use rates are expected to increase soon with higher than average temperatures predicted for August


  • below are the temperature predictions for the next month according to the Bureau of Meteorology




  • Begin monitoring for caterpillar and blossom blight in your crops


  • Calibrate spray equipment and ensure adequate stocks of Prodigy and Cabrio for use at match head stage for husk spot are on hand.