Photo by Melody
Congratulations to all our photo contest participants! Check out the winning photos here. We will have the 2015 calendars available to order from Zazzle soon.

Beginner Fruit: not getting fruit

Communities > Forums > Beginner Fruit
bookmark
Forum: Beginner FruitReplies: 1, Views: 25
Add to Bookmarks
-
AuthorContent
6phyl6
White Pine, TN

November 6, 2012
6:59 AM

Post #9325941

I have 2 apple trees & 1 pear tree...don't know what varieties. In 2006 & 2007, I had lots of fruit. After that...had some flowers & fruit, but all
gone before ripening. Falling off? I don't think they are being eaten by birds or animals...never see fruit on the ground. I put boron on them
2 yrs ago. Still nothing at all to pick. Any ideas for next yr?
BCH521
Homeworth, OH
(Zone 5b)

November 6, 2012
4:39 PM

Post #9326463

Are the trees in generally healthy condition? Are they getting good sunshine? Have you thought about thinning out the fruit? Sometimes if you try to leave to much on you wind up w/ no fruit.

Also, is there another pear tree of a different variety in the vicinity, and are the apple trees different varieties? I ask this because for good polination you need at least two varieties.

You cannot post until you register and login.


Other Beginner Fruit Threads you might be interested in:

SubjectThread StarterRepliesLast Post
Blackberries, blueberries and strawberries... RyanandRachel 15 Mar 9, 2007 9:11 PM
Cuttings from Old Apple Tree wildgardengirl 4 Mar 16, 2007 4:08 PM
Strawberries HighCntryGrdnr 18 Sep 4, 2012 6:23 PM
wondering about the fig trees sslopoke 4 Apr 14, 2007 12:26 AM
Queen Ann Cherry Trees lafko06 1 Apr 16, 2007 2:25 AM


We recommend Firefox
Overwhelmed? There's a lot to see here. Try starting at our homepage.

[ Home | About | Advertise | Media Kit | Mission | Featured Companies | Submit an Article | Terms of Use | Tour | Rules | Privacy Policy | Contact Us ]

Back to the top

Copyright © 2000-2014 Dave's Garden, an Internet Brands company. All Rights Reserved.
 

Hope for America