Peach Trees

Caring for Peach Trees

2randy added on April 25, 2012 | Answered

My peaches do not get very big. What could be the cause?

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Answered on April 26, 2012

Thinning may indeed be in order and this article will help with that:

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Answered on April 25, 2012

The problem could be that you are not thinning your peaches enough/at all. Some varieties need to be thinned because they over produce. You should thin peaches after June drop to 6" apart. Another cause could be lack of needed nutrients. A soil sample should be taken to your local extension office. Finally, peaches need a lot of water to size correctly.

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