Protecting cherry trees from fly larvae
Hello forum members,
When we moved into our house in SW France, we inherited a large, 30 yr old cherry tree, which produces a huge amount of fruit from mid-end May to the middle of June.
The problem is that when the crop is delayed by a cool spring, as it has been this year, flies lay their larvae in the cherries, thus wiping out the crop.
What can we do to prevent this? Has anyone used sprays on their fruit trees, and what were the results? If we don't do something quickly we risk losing the 2013 harvest like last year's.
Many thanks in advance as we're novice gardeners