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Pollen Must Be Of The Same Kind

Categories: Fruit Growing

Do peaches, nectarines and apricots set fruit with the pollen of one

another, and are the various peaches, nectarines and apricots

self-sterile, or will most kinds set fruit with their own pollen?

We do not count upon pollination between different kinds of fruit. Most

fruits are self-fertile, else we could not attain the practical results

we do, because it is only in the planting of almonds, cherries, pears

and apples that any regard is paid to the association of varieties for

that cross-fertilization. Some fruits are more apt to be self-fertile in

this State than in other States where the growing conditions are not so