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Possibly Too Much Water

Categories: Soils, Fertilizers and Irrigation

My trees are four years old and are as follows: Peach, fig, loquat,

apple, apricot and plum. Last year they had plenty of blossoms, but I

got no fruit. I always watered them twice a week in summer.

You are watering your trees too much; stimulating their growth too much,

and this, while a tree is young, is apt to postpone its fruit bearing.

Give the soil a good soaking about once a mouth, unless you are situated

in a sandy or gravelly soil, in which more frequent applications may be