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"Some of the peanuts planted in April are starting to show their first blooms. In addition to signaling the start of the development of eventual peanut seed, bloom is also a reminder of when to apply calcium to the developing peanut crop. Large seeded runners (examples being TUFRunner 511, TUFRunner 297, and even 06G, FL-07 and 09B) and all runners grown for seed should receive 1000 to 1500 lb land plaster per acre. All Virginia types typically respond well to 1500 to 2000 lb land plaster per acre. See page 15 and 19 in the Peanut Production Guide for additional details. Foliar calcium applications are not recommended."