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Q.Apricot Tree Producing Small Fruit

Zone Vermont (1700 feet) | JoeJS added on August 25, 2012 | Answered

Our apricot tree only produce small fruit about the size of a penny or smaller. What’s the problem and how can I correct it? Thank You Joe

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Answered on August 27, 2012

It may need to be thinned. When trees produce an abundance of fruit, it can often result in smaller fruits of poorer quality. This article, which also applies to apricots, will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/peach/peach-tree-thinning.htm

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