[NAFEX] ringing fruit trees
Lon J. Rombough
lonrom at hevanet.com
Tue Jan 27 20:38:57 EST 2004
Try it only on a small limb first. Here in the NW, such wounding would be
an invitation to gummosis and pseudomonas on apricots and other stone
>Are there fruit trees which should not be ringed with a knife to
>stimulate flowering/fruiting? I've heard a lot about it with apples, but
>i wonder about apricots peaches, cherries, etc? Also have pawpaws and
>Che fruit... Thanks.
I know in California, girdling is a very common practice with apricots to
increase fruit size. Common with seedless grape vines as well.
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