no fruit on trees - Knowledgebase Question

peeples valley, Ar
Question by onlygaited
March 7, 2011
I live in Az about 5000 feet I have planted 17 fruit trees all within the last 6 years I feed every spring and add new mulch trees are now in bloom (still a chance on frost) but no fruit last year do I need to spray anything after the flowers are gone to hold fruit buds?

Answer from NGA
March 7, 2011


Fruit set is dependent upon pollination and on decent weather when the flowers are open. You didn't mention the types of trees you're growing but apples and pears need two varieties in close proximity for good cross pollination and good fruit set. If you can find the names of your fruit trees and submit them to us in a new question, we'll be able to tell you whether or not you have the right kinds of fruit trees for your growing region and whether or not they need companions for cross pollination.

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