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Apricot blooming in 2nd year

Posted by adrock430 6A (My Page) on
Thu, Apr 18, 13 at 22:13

Hi all,
I planted a goldcot apricot two falls ago into good soil and decent sun. This is the second growth season, and I already have blossoms (!). Is this normal? Should I keep them? Thin them?
Thanks, Adam


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RE: Apricot blooming in 2nd year

Sure, and yes, if the trees are in an ideal situation, you can certainly get fruit in the 2nd year. You can thin to a few, if you're concerned about the tree putting out too much energy in fruit production, but if you've got a decent leaf canopy, I wouldn't worry.

Patty S.


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RE: Apricot blooming in 2nd year

Thanks Patty, all the blossoms fell off, no fruits this year, but I look forward to next year!


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