Questions tagged: apricot

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Carol
Answer: Most likely answer is that tree has shed small fruit due to stress of some kind, perhaps high winds or drying soil. Balanced fertilising with somet...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: apricot
Answered: 08:27AM, 09 Nov 2009
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Travis
Answer: to graft these types of fruit trees the best time to do it is when they loose their leaves in winter, you will have more chance of the graft to tak...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: grafts, peach, apricot
Answered: 08:17AM, 18 Feb 2010
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zoe
Answer: Hi Zoe, Apricots are susceptible to brown rot which is a disease that affects the blossoms and then into the flowers stalks. As the fruit matures i...
Category: Diseases
Answered: 09:56AM, 29 Dec 2011
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hong
Answer: Hi Hong, Some varieties of apricots develop a red blush on the sun exposed side of the fruit. Shot hole disease can also produce spots on the fruit...
Category: Diseases
Tags: apricot
Answered: 11:08AM, 16 Jan 2012
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Ray
Answer: Hi Ray, If the apricot tree is suffering from bacterial canker it is best to prune it when the tree is actively growing (generally late summer befo...
Answered: 10:20AM, 16 Oct 2012
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kevin
Answer: Triforine and pyrethrum are compatible sprays and can be mixed together to control brown rot and aphids on apricot trees.
Category: Diseases
Answered: 10:34AM, 16 Oct 2012
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aaina
Answer: It is always best to prune deciduous trees when they are dormant, as when they are actively growing pruning them will cause them significant stress...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Answered: 03:38PM, 27 Mar 2015
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anthony
Answer: Apricots are a delicious addition to the garden. They are best ripened on the tree, they will soften when they are off the tree as the cell walls b...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Answered: 09:15AM, 18 Dec 2015