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Help with peach tree please

We have a patio peach tree in a large pot in the greenhouse. Every year lots of fruit set but do not grow to any decent size and are dry and un-eatable. This year I have ruthlessly thinned the fruit out, watering well and feeding with tomatorite. Again they don’t seem to be growing larger. Suggestions and advice please.  

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  • pansyfacepansyface PEAK DISTRICT DerbyshirePosts: 20,091
    edited July 2018
    I have one which lives outside when the temperature rises above 10°C in spring and go back in the conservatory in winter.

    Bit difficult to take a photo as I had to move it indoors yesterday as the badger was helping himself to a midnight feast.

    Mine is a bit short of a metre tall, has 39 (now 38) peaches which are each about 6cms across. No problem with taste or dryness.

    I think you need more water and possibly less humidity. Is the greenhouse very hot and damp?


    Apophthegm -  a big word for a small thought.
  • GolizgoGolizgo Posts: 8
    We are in the NE of Scotland so it lives in the greenhouse all year round, it is pretty hot and humid in there but does get watered regularly. 
  • pansyfacepansyface PEAK DISTRICT DerbyshirePosts: 20,091
    I have a pal with a peach tree in a greenhouse near Inverness and that one does very well.

    Maybe yours is just “one of those”.🙁
    Apophthegm -  a big word for a small thought.
  • purplerallimpurplerallim LincolnshirePosts: 4,231
    Are the leaves curling up?
  • FireFire LondonPosts: 13,897
    39 peaches? Wow.
  • pansyfacepansyface PEAK DISTRICT DerbyshirePosts: 20,091
    38. Billy badger nicked one.😊
    Apophthegm -  a big word for a small thought.
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