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- larger fruit
- sweeter fruit
- less tree mortality
- less biennial bearing
- fewer broken branches
Thin peaches to 8 inches apart, or two to a shoot, choosing fruit that are larger, not in a branch crotch where you’ll squish the peach when harvesting and undamaged by insect feeding. Here are images of thinning before and after:
Information on the 2016 Sweet Corn Pest Season Begins!
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