Hello, sounds like a few things are going on.
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 apples dropping off tree is inches (10 to 15 cm.) from the next.
Author: Ed Perry.
Thinning in this manner prevents limb breakage from an overly heavy fruit set and allows the tree to produce. Jun 19, Why Are Apples Falling From My Apple Tree? Poor Pollination. Cold and rainy weather can prevent honeybees and other insects from pollinating apple blossoms.
If you June Drop. An apple tree will produce many more flower blossoms than it can Estimated Reading Time: 8 mins. May 14, Premature ripening and fruit drop often occurs in apples and pears that are infested with codling moth larvae.
In apples and pears, a second drop occurs once the fruits are about the size of marbles, usually in May or June. This is commonly referred to as “June drop.”. Aug 18, Apples start dropping off the tree before they are ripe or even fully grown.
Often the flesh has softened and is less tasty than normal.
Adult females cut a hole in the fruit into which she lays her eggs, and the larva feast on the fruit before reaching maturity and exiting.
There are many factors that can trigger early fruit drop: Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins. Mar 28, Answer: The fruit on the columnar apple trees in the Ballerina series can usually handle being in very close quarters and it's most likely that wind is knocking the fruit off.
However, it's a good Estimated Reading Time: 2 mins.