[NAFEX] Peach tree question
rharrison922 at yahoo.com
Sat Jun 20 09:59:40 EDT 2009
I grew peaches for maybe 15 years. Cutting back a tree severely will stimulate suckering. Also good fertilization can increase the effect also.
I would also suggest budding a "backup" tree first. June budding is done here in NW FL, but may be getting late where you are. In which case I would recommend taking some graftwood in the Winter and grafting next Spring.
--- On Sat, 6/20/09, Jim Fruth <jimfruth at charter.net> wrote:
From: Jim Fruth <jimfruth at charter.net>
Subject: [NAFEX] Peach tree question
To: "NAFEX" <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
Date: Saturday, June 20, 2009, 8:47 AM
Is there any way of encouraging a peach tree to send up suckers? My
hardiest peach tree is trying to die. It has never produced a sucker. It
is eight years old and has survived winters colder than -35F.
Pequot Lakes, MN 56472
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