Peach Trees
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Peach Trees

Zone Texas | mmacy added on November 10, 2012 | Answered

I have 2 peach trees. Their leaves are turning yellow and falling off. Is this due to autumn or because they aren't getting enough water?

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Heather
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Answered on November 11, 2012

It is likely due to autumn. Peach trees need a period of dormancy and "chill hours" to produce fruit. When the days get shorter, this is a sign to the trees to go into dormancy.

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