Peach Trees

Peach Trees


Anonymous added on March 3, 2014 | Answered

This past summer we planted peach trees that were probably 2 yrs old. We had a few peaches on each tree that were wonderful. Toward the end of summer, the trees lost all their leaves. This is March now and they still have no leaves. Although the branches are still green (inside), we had a terribly dry summer in Texas but we did water them daily. Shouldn't they be getting leaves by now?


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Nikki
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on March 3, 2014

In peach trees, this can indicate a root problem. I would check around the roots for signs of root rot. This article may also be helpful: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/tgen/tree-leafing-problems.htm Additionally, some trees, like peaches, may be slow to start if they do not receive an adequate chilling period in winter. Here is more information: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/peach/peach-chill-hours.htm

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