Document Type

Gardening - Fruit: Maintenance

Publication Date



Application of fertilizer to fruit trees is essential to maintain adequate tree growth and good fruit production. Insufficient amounts of fertilizer result in a decrease in tree vigor, fruiting intensity and fruit quality. Excessive amounts of fertilizer may mean a loss of fruit quality, primarily due to shading and poor spray coverage resulting from the lush growth.

Publication Number

SP307A-5M-2/97(Rev) E12-2015-00-045-97

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