Tree Fruit: Horticulture

Criteria for Determining Bud Stages

The source of the following pictures is: 'Growth Stages in Fruit Trees', New York Food and Life Sciences Bulletin, No. 58, February 1976, New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, Geneva, NY

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Silver Tip
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Green Tip
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Half Inch Green
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Tight Cluster

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Full Bloom

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Petal Fall
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