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Prunus persica tree grown for its large edible juicy fruit.

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Growing stone fruit (peach) from Pit

(I'm in the Southern Hemisphere, in equivalent of hardiness zone 9B - I have a thriving plum tree on my property, and previously a peach tree which died of old age). Thus far I have taken a couple of ...
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Peach tree rescue after losing many branches

We bought our house in 2019 came with several extremely large and mature fig trees and 4 peach trees (3 white and 1 yellow). The first year we had more fruit than we knew what to do with and the ...
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What actually is the problem growing stone fruits into tropics?

I am experimenting to grow low-chill stone fruits namely peaches var."Florida Sun" and plums var. "Black Amber" into Zone 13 tropics. I know that they aren't recommended for Zone ...
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How do you take care of peach tree [closed]

How do I revive a Peachtree grove?
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Peach trees stopped producing

I have 2 peach trees , approximately 11-12 years old and after 8-9 years of great fruit production this year both trees just stopped producing Not a single flower and or fruit. Any suggestions?
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How to address a broken peach branch

Yesterday I discovered a broken limb on a peach tree. My plan is to remove it properly in another week or so hopefully after the fruit ripens. My question is how should this be addressed for the ...
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Peach disease identification

Peach Tree is Sick 😞 My peach tree is suffering from curling leaves. The issue started last year and persists. This is a young tree and it only produced 3 fruits last season. I suspected it's a ...
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How to encourage new branch growth in a peach tree?

I have a white peach tree that I planted about two years ago. Last year, I found that the tree had many little dead branches so I pruned them off. After pruning, the tree now has only several long ...
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How to prune this peach tree?

I have this peach tree of unknown age, pictured below. It produces a lot of fruit, but all the branches need to be supported by tripods and thinned heavily. Is there any reasonable strategy for ...
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Young Oom Sarel Peach tree with yellowing leaves

Please can someone help me? I have recently purchased an Oom Sarel Peach (South Africa). It is still in its Nursery bag until I re-pot it into a larger growing bag in a few weeks. I have given it some ...
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Will my dwarf peach tree do fine in just afternoon sun

I recently bought a dwarf bonfire patio peach and have it in only afternoon sun from 1-6pm but because I live in an apartment I only can either leave it where it is or move it to the front of the apt ...
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Why are the leaves of my peach trees turning yellow?

With the help of the internet I think I've narrowed down a yellow leaf problem on some peach trees to a couple various causes. However, after comparing pictures - they look different. Back to the ...
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How to tell a nectarine tree from a peach tree?

Nectarines are actually peaches with an active recessive gene (e.g. similar genetics to red hair in humans). Commercial nectarines are cultivars with this gene. Although it is relatively rare, in ...
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When is peach season?

When is peach season? I heard it is summer but I swear I remember peaches being in season through October? Could you provide me information about peaches in the fall?
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Peach tree leaves turning yellow

I have a Hale Haven peach tree that has leaves turning yellow and falling off. I live in Kansas and we just had so much rain. I have never seen this yellowing before this year. I also have rug laid ...
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Peach tree bark splitting and Brown rot prevention

My peach tree(s) which are about 5 years old, started developed "whitish" growth on the stem over the last two years. Great to hear some opinion on How to prevent and avoid issue spreading and ...
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Planted New Elberta Peach Tree

everybody! I just planted an Elberta Peach tree that’s about a year old. When I got it from the nursery, it had holes in the leaves but no bugs. So I went and got some neem oil to spray it with. Well....
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Can I safely spray copper fungicide for peach leaf curl during summer?

My family has a peach tree with severe leaf curl which they did not notice; I picked up some copper octanoate (0.08%) fungicide today as soon as I noticed. With about half the leaves damaged, I'm ...
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Peach tree yellowing leaves with red veins?

Does anyone know what’s going on here, and if there is a fix to this?
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Will peach leaf curl affect my fruit?

My peach trees have peach leaf curl. (Spring came too fast this year, I wasn't prepared, and I didn't get a chance to spray.) They're still young/small trees (10' tall), but they've got a bit of ...
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Peach leaves drying up and falling off

I just bought a peach tree about a little over a week ago. It's still in the container as I haven't had a chance to plant it. It seemed fine when I got it, but in the time I've had it the leaves have ...
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What is the proper way to prune a multi-variety stone fruit tree being trained in fan shape espalier?

I bought a multi variety stone fruit tree (cherry, prune, apricot, peach) and tied each branch/variety onto wires in a fan shape to minimize the tree footprint. But as I read more on espaliered fruit ...
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What is this on my peach

What is this growing on my peach fruit? It is not on all the peaches thankfully.
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Peach root fungus?

Could someone recognize the disease in these peach tree roots? The smell is hard to describe but it's definitely not pleasing.
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Aromatic firewood: What is the fastest growing prunus plant?

Prunus firewood smells nice when burned, and the smoke can be used to flavour food (it adds a cherry-like flavour). I'm curious if it would be feasible to grow prunus plants specifically for using ...
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Peach Tree Sun Exposure

Recently transplanted a small Peach Tree from indoor to outdoor about a week ago. Tree seems like it was doing fine until today, today is the first day the temperature has reached above 85 and it is ...
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Yellowing of peach tree leaves

I've read Levi's questions, and your responses; however, watering is not an issue w/my trees as we've had consistent/adequate rain all summer long, and the landscape is lush and green; a neighbor has ...
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Fruit on trees shriveling up before it develops (peach, apple, pear)

I can’t figure out why the fruit on my trees aren’t developing fully. I have a few fruit trees in my back yard (peach, apple, pear) and they all used to produce good fruit. They were never really ...
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Plucking fruit off young fruit trees?

I planted some apples and other fruit trees (plum, peaches, apricot, pears, cherries), and they are grafted on dwarf or semi-dwarf rootstock (or else are naturally semidwarf?). I'm getting close to ...
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When should peaches be picked?

I recently discovered a peach tree at my office. It's right there, and started bearing fruit a few weeks back. Some peaches started falling off, so I picked a bunch to bring home before they fell. ...
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How serious is this stem problem of my dwarf peach tree

I had to transplant this young dwarf peach as the site I had planted it in 2 years ago is now due to be built over. So, I've moved it into a pot pending its final location. But I noticed this ...
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Why are the leaves on my peach tree sapling wilting and dropping off?

I have a peach tree and it stopped growing and the leaves started to wilt, but then the tree grew new leaves and they looked great. However, the old leaves kept getting worse. They are now dropping ...
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What are the purple streaks and splotches in my peach tree leaves?

I live in Southern New England and have a peach tree growing in the ground in my yard. I have had it for about two years. The weather this summer has been fairly warm, averaging mid to upper 80s. I ...
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Blue/Green fuzz on Peach Pits

I'm trying something a bit new. I wanted to try germinating peach pits that I could grow as bonsai trees, and I understand the pits need to go through a period of cold stratification of 90-120 days. ...
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What's eating my Peaches?

Several of my peaches have this crystalised goop on the outside, as seen in the first picture. Cutting the peach open reveals some kind of bug trail. The hole the bug made is full of the sticky goop ...
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What are these strange egg like things?

I have these strange round brown things on my peach tree. they can't be insect eggs because they have the size of a lentil. they are white and sticky inside.
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Why am I not getting any peaches on my peach tree I bought at Lowes last year?

I bought a small peach tree last year at Lowes. Last year, it had 7 little peaches that grew pretty nice. In the last year, the tree has grown pretty rapidly compared to how tall it was when I bought ...
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What are these galls in my peach leaves?

I have lesions that resemble gall on my peach leaves. I had this plant for about 2 years now, and it is growing in the ground, not in pots. I live in southern New England. Other leaves seem to be ...
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Why do the leaf margin and a few of leaf blade of my peach trees turn brown and red?

The peach trees are about two years old and young leaf color turns as shown in the picture below:
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Almond inside of a peach. [duplicate]

I have 4 , 5 year old Almond trees in my yard. This is normally the first year they should produce. I didn't have much luck, plenty of blooms only 2-3 nuts on each tree. One tree had a softball size ...
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Why aren't my fruit/nut trees flowering?

I live in zone 8/9 in northern FL and I have the following fruit/nut trees: 2 Pecans 2 Meyor Lemons 2 Peach trees (uncertain of variety) 1 Black Mission fig Most of the trees have been planted for ...
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When do I need to protect a fruit tree from cold, and how do I do it?

The last couple of weeks we had unusually warm weather in the Northeast -- several days had record warm temperatures. My pair of (two-year-old, 8' high) peach trees have buds earlier than usual. If it ...
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Will peaches on a sapling grow into mature fruit?

I planted this peach sapling in mid April in Western New York: It's about 3 and a half feet tall. It's planted in an area that yields about 8 hours a day of direct sunlight and we have been watering ...
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How much sun do peaches need to fruit?

How much sun do standard peach trees (pruned short) need in order to set fruit, if they have plenty of heat? These particular peaches are seed-grown (so probably not exactly like the parent, which I ...
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How to treat diseases and bugs on peach tree?

I have a young peach tree (18 months old, never gave fruits) in my yard in Florida that recently lost all its leaves. The leaves are eaten but also covered with brown spots. I'm wondering if the issue ...
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How much of the peach pit must be broken for successful germination?

I successfully removed 1/4 of the pit of a peach seed. About 1/2 a cm, what I was told is the root, grew out of it. Is that 1/4 opening enough for the non-root part to grow out of it or should I take ...
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Is there an almond that grows inside a peach?

I see that Luther Burbank wrote a book on the subject around a hundred years ago. But I don't have access to that book. Was he, or anyone else, successful? I thought that I had seen something like ...
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Why has my peach tree stopped producing fruit?

I have a big peach tree in front of my house, the first 2 years I was here it bore fruit but the last couple summers it hasn't. Is there something I need to do to get it to bear fruit again? Edit: ...
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How should I prune an overgrown peach tree?

I have just moved into a home with a peach tree that appears healthy, but overgrown; it has clearly not been pruned in many years (although I have cut out some of the branches that made it impossible ...
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What is this disease on my peach leaf? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the problem/disease that causes bobbly peach tree leaves? As I was spraying my peaches, I found this ugly pink puffing on my peach leaves. What is it and how do I get ...