peaches dropping

sonny44June 23, 2013

My best peach tree had hundreds of little peaches on them a month ago. But steadily as they grew they started dropping to the ground. Now there maybe 2 dozen left 1 - 2 inches in diameter. They may also drop. The tree looks healthy, but I sprayed anyway.

Is this a pollination issue? I have not seen one honeybee this year.

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fruitnut Z7 4500ft SW TX

Peaches are wind pollinated so that's not the issue. And any not wind pollinated don't get nearly that big before dropping. Usually it's one of two things in your situation. Either there are too many on the tree and it just drops some or it's insect damage. Are there any insects, worms, in the fruit that drops? Any jelly like fluid coming out of holes in the fruit?

    Bookmark   June 23, 2013 at 3:37PM
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