Peach Trees
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bad peaches

girlygardener103 added on September 17, 2012 | Answered

This year I was looking forward to fresh peaches, but this year they were unusually small, and while some were sweet, others were quite bitter. What happened to them?

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Heather
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Answered on September 23, 2012

It sounds like you may have had buttoning issues. It was a warm winter, so you may not have gotten the chill time needed for the tree to produce proper fruit. These articles will explain more:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/peach/peach-chill-hours.htm

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/environmental/what-is-plant-buttoning.htm

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