How to Manage Pests

Pests in Gardens and Landscapes

Blossom drop

Flowers fall off plant.

Solutions

This condition occurs when the temperature is over 90° F, the soil moisture is low, or smog is present during the blossoming period. Be sure the soil does not dry out too much between irrigations. Plant early to avoid hot weather during the flowering and fruiting period.


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