WSU Extension


Common Cultural : Hail damage
(revision date: 4/30/2013)

Hail damage can vary from minor leaf spots and shredding to complete defoliation. Scarring of fruit may also occur. Minor damage may not be immediately apparent. Distribution of damaged plants can be limited to localized geographical areas.
Management Options

Non-Chemical Management
None recommended
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Chemical Management

None recommended

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Caption: Hail damage on salvia
Photo by: R.S. Byther
Caption: Hail damage
Photo by: R. Maleike
Caption: Tattered leaves and pear fruit damaged by severe hail storm
Photo by: M. Bush