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Sep 27, 2016 8:18 AM CST
|I live in Las Vegas where it's hotter than blazes in the summer time. I have two pomegranate trees growing along the south end of my home. So the trees get all the sunlight of the day. I have been having problems with the fruit on both of the trees. It seems that most of the pomegranates tend to prematurely develop cracks and "burst" open as a result. On some it's obvious that significant sunlight was a contributing factor. But I'm also thinking that too much of a particular vitamin or nutrient can also cause them to burst. For instance I drink a lot of coffee and so I always throw used coffee grounds into the soil of the trees. Maybe it's too much nitrogen or phosphorus? I'm really not sure. I would greatly appreciate any knowledge or know-how on the problem. Thanks.|
Sep 27, 2016 8:28 AM CST
|Bursting fruit is usually blamed on uneven watering.
Sep 27, 2016 2:20 PM CST
|From a friend that owns a Pom and almond orchard, prob over fertilization|
Name: Philip Becker
Fresno California (Zone 8a)
Sep 30, 2016 2:20 PM CST
But ? Are they ripe ? Hear.when they start to split there ripe. But not this early. If water or fertilizer is right. Maybe a little shade would help ? Shade cloth or cheese cloth.
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