Table 1

Duration of growth retardation in various paclobutrazolÂtreated trees.

SpeciesPaclobutrazol treatmentDuration of effectReference 
Fiscus nitidavarious trunk paints1 year8
Malus domestica (apple)2 grams·T-2 soil surface (drench)4 years27
Malus domestica (apple)1000 mg·liter-1 foliar spray1 growing season21
Prunus cerasus (tart cherry)0.5-0.75 g tree soil drench3 years22
Prunus persica (peach)2000 mg·liter-1 foliar spray1 growing season1
Prunus persica (peach)2 g tree soil drench1 growing season2