First time peach grower question

princesspea(sunset14)March 26, 2013

Hello my fellow fruit growers,
I am growing peaches for the first time this year, we have three five foot tall trees in the garden planted this year. They have morning shade until 10 am and then sun until sunset. Their neighbors the cherries are doing well, already done flowering and making tiny green cherries.
The peaches are covered in blooms, which have been half open for between three and five weeks. The peaches at my office are covered with already finished blooms. I know my yard is a little colder than the work yard, usually 5-7 degrees difference in the hottest parts of the summer.
Is this a normal thing? No other trees open halfway and stall there.....

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

P...this is an interesting question. I suspect this is partially due to the specific varieties involved...and the general weather conditions. Unusually bland weather slows down many processes such as flowering. Don't panic.

    Bookmark   March 27, 2013 at 10:28AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Okay, thanks. I won't panic and just wait to see what happens. Pretty trees, in any case!

    Bookmark   March 27, 2013 at 2:06PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
WHO called glyphosate a "probable carcinogen"
More and more studies seem to be coming out against...
Water and other issues with young peach tree
I have a peach tree that was transplanted last spring...
Help understanding huckleberries
I recently enjoyed some huckleberry pie and was pleasantly...
Wisconsin honeyberry/haskap growers?
I'm combining the two as it seems with continued breeding...
Restoring old and neglected apricot trees. Help!
We moved into a new home in the middle of last summer...
Sponsored Products
Goose Chevron Cumulus Mat
$49.99 | zulily
Safavieh Handmade Classic Bakhtieri Multicolored Wool Rug (8' Round)
Red/Black Hand Knotted 100% Wool Heriz Serapi 10'x15' Palace Size Area Rug H7041
BH Sun Inc
Cosmos 4 Light Bath Bar by Access Lighting
$176.00 | Lumens
Textured Lines Rug 6' x 9' - BEIGE
$1,799.00 | Horchow
Empire 12-Light Chrome Finish with Clear-Crystals Chandelier
$798.00 | Bellacor
Emerson CF810 Avondale 52 in. Indoor Ceiling Fan - CF810AP
$169.00 | Hayneedle
Polished Chrome Whitehaus 614.423TF Blairhaus Deck Tub Filler w/ Hand Held
$389.00 | Blue Bath
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™