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Is Dekopon An Alternate Bearing Variety
« on: March 20, 2017, 01:05:15 PM »
Is Dekopon an alternate bearing variety? My Dekopon tree produced it first real crop last year, The tree has already produced its first 2017 flush of new growth with only 3 or four blossoms.  One of Dekopon's parents is Ponkan, which is an alternate bearing variety. .

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Re: Is Dekopon An Alternate Bearing Variety
« Reply #1 on: March 20, 2017, 03:49:08 PM »
Yes it is. Mine do the same. Through thinning you could probably reduce its impact.

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Re: Is Dekopon An Alternate Bearing Variety
« Reply #2 on: March 20, 2017, 03:56:51 PM »
No blooms at all  this year for me  after a heavy load last year.

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Re: Is Dekopon An Alternate Bearing Variety
« Reply #3 on: April 27, 2017, 03:49:04 PM »
I picked my last two Dekopon fruit today.  Since the variety is alternate bearing, next years crop should be a small crop. Guess I need a second Dekopon tree in order to get a good crop every year.

 

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