6 Year Old Fruit Trees

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  1. KSQ2

    KSQ2 Well-Known Member

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    Are 5 and 6 year old apple and pear trees that are losing leaves dying, or just going dormant early? This is due to drought, not disease.
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  2. Native Hunter

    Native Hunter Well-Known Member

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    If the trees were healthy before the drought, I think they will come back okay. It's not unusual for some apple trees to lose a lot of leaves in times like you are experiencing. They may not show a lot of improvement this year, but they should bounce back next spring.
     
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    I am watering my new moved trees twice a week
     
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    Those trees look awful. I'm sorry!
     
  5. KSQ2

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    Yeah, it’s a little misleading, there is a little green around, that one inch rain woke the grass a little, but it didn’t seem to do much for the trees.
     

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