Peach Trees
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Thinning Peaches

Zone 5 | annerowe added on August 1, 2011 | Answered

My peaches are clustered, 1 1/2 inches in diameter. Is it too late to thin? I have so many peaches, but small and still hard; they are beginning to get color. Possible they will be edible? Can they be thinned now with any success for edible fruit?

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    Heather
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    Answered on August 5, 2011

    You can still thin. The fruit probably will not reach optimal size, pruning this late, but their flavor will be improved.

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