[NAFEX] second bloom on apple
V. Michael Bove, Jr.
vmb at teakettlefarm.com
Tue Jun 2 11:38:52 EDT 2009
A couple of our Moonglow pears are also reblooming right now despite
being full of fruit. It'll be interesting to see if anything sets
this time (though it does put a kink in my spray schedule!)
Teakettle Farm (Z6, MA/RI border)
On Jun 2, 2009, at 11:34 AM, seth jones wrote:
> I've got an old apple tree on my property which I keep pruned and
> which is a biennial bearer. Not sure of the variety but delicious
> tart green fruit (great for cider). Anyway it blossomed heavily mid-
> May, set fruit which is now about 5mm in diameter. And is now about
> to bloom again. Not completely but lots of 1/2 inch pink buds all
> over the tree. I have never heard of or seen this happen before. Is
> it common? What could cause it? We have had a lot of late frosts
> (including 29 degrees on June 1!). Any ideas?
> Seth Jones
> Wits End Orchard
> central Ny Zone 5
> nafex mailing list
> nafex at lists.ibiblio.org
> Reproduction of list messages or archives is not allowed.
> This includes distribution on other email lists or reproduction on
> web sites.
> Permission to reproduce is NEVER granted, so don't claim you have
> **YOU MUST BE SUBSCRIBED TO POST!**
> Posts from email addresses that are not subscribed are discarded.
> No exceptions.
> To subscribe or unsubscribe, go to the bottom of this page (also can
> be used to change other email options):
> File attachments are NOT stripped by this list.
> TAKE STEPS TO PROTECT YOURSELF FROM COMPUTER VIRUSES!
> Please do not send binary files.
> Use plain text ONLY in emails!
> NAFEX web site: http://www.nafex.org/
More information about the nafex