[NAFEX] fruit buds vs vegetative buds

Doreen Howard gardendiva at charter.net
Wed Apr 6 17:22:23 EDT 2005

Derry Walsh wrote:
> The fruit buds are fat whereas the vegetative buds are thin and lie flat 
> along the
> branch. Then there are spurs with clusters of fruit buds.

This is good information for a novice apple grower like me.  I also have two 
pears in my mini orchard.  How do you tell the fruit buds from the leaf buds 
on pears?  Is it the same?
Doreen Howard

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