Apricot Trees

Apricot Fruit Not Ripening Evenly


Anonymous added on January 2, 2011 | Answered

Our apricot tree bears lots of fruit but there seems to be a problem with the ripening of the fruit. If I wait until the fruit is a nice golden color, what happens is that half the fruit will be too soft. If I pick the fruit with it half ripe and half green, then some of it will be green instead of a golden color for the table. We live in the Melbourne suburb of East Oakleigh.


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Heather
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on January 11, 2011

It sounds like your trees are getting brown rot. This article will help you with that:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/peach/brown-rot-fungus.htm

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