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PrimroseSue
Medway, MA
(Zone 5b)

August 12, 2008
6:10 PM

Post #5404644

I bought my dh two "dwarf" Alberta peach trees for Fathers Day this year. His favorite fruit!

Your article is very informative and helpful. One comment, however. The (online) company I purchased the trees from said that more than one is needed for pollination. You mentioned that they are self-fertile.

You also said, "To ensure a good crop, most home gardeners will take a paintbrush and dabble it over the blooms when open." What does that mean?

Thanks for your help!

(pentecostal) Sue
MitchF
Lindsay, OK
(Zone 7a)

August 12, 2008
7:27 PM

Post #5404900

Hi Sue !

You can take a paintbrush and be the bee yourself, this way only one tree will give you fruit with out a mate. With a mate you will not need to take the paintbrush out there and play the bee.

Mitch :-)

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