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Peach Tree Production

Question from Jo: I live in Los Angeles and planted a bare root Hale Haven peach tree 2 yrs. ago. Last yr. there were maybe 4-5 flowers and 2 peaches (which the birds beat me to). This year I didn’t see any flowers but see 2 small peaches (July 2012)to date. I know next to […]

Papaya Tree

Question from Kathleen: After putting fruit peels and seeds in my rose garden a papaya plant grew and is now 5 feet tall with many green papayas , what fertlizer should I use ? Thank you so much . Answer from Pat: Any balanced organic fertilizer will do but I’m a bit hesitant to suggest […]