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Jun 18, Sometimes, early fruit drop in apple trees is just Mother Nature’s way of reducing a heavy fruit set.
This isn’t necessarily bad at all; in fact, it is recommended that you thin apples to one per cluster, six weeks after full bloom so that each apple is inches (10 to 15 cm.) from the next. Thinning in this manner prevents limb breakage from an overly heavy fruit set and allows the tree to produce the largest, healthiest fruit.
Apple trees will drop fruit due to over-ripe fruit, too much fruit, or environmental conditions such as water, sunlight, and temperature levels. Pests or improper pruning can also cause apple trees to drop fruit. Let’s take a more in-depth look at the common reasons that apple trees drop their fruit, and what you can do to prevent the stumpdelimbing.barted Reading Time: 9 mins. Oct 05, All apple cultivars have some fruit drop as they move through the ripening process.
Some varieties, such as McIntosh, are very prone to pre-harvest fruit drop. This problem is exasperated when fruits are left to hang for better red color to meet market demands and fruit drop often occurs when waiting for red color to stumpdelimbing.barted Reading Time: 4 mins. May 14, Thin plums when the fruit is ¾-inch-long, leaving 1 plum every 4 to 6 inches. Thin apples after the usual May or June drop. Leave 1 apple every 6 inches or allow only 1 apple to remain per spur.
Asian pears should be thinned to leave only 1 fruit per spur. When mature fruit begins to drop, it's a sign that the fruit is ready for harvest. Mar 07, People often wonder why their fruit tree has dropped or shed fruit before they get a chance to ripen! In this video, I explain 4 reasons why fruit trees drop Author: Self Sufficient Me.