Do apricots fruit on new wood?
Also, do plums fruit on new wood?
European plums — including prunes, greengages and damsons — bear fruit on two or three-year-old wood. If all new shoots are cut back by about two-thirds and all internal growth cut out completely, the trees will continue to bear excellent crops of well-sized plums every year.
Hereof, do apples fruit on new wood?
Apples produce fruiting spurs on wood 2 years and older that are productive for 6 to 10 years. Thin out branches to admit sufficient light to all parts of the tree; this will encourage new spurs to develop. This wood will grow fruit spurs the second year and produce fruit the third year.
If an apricot tree receives too little or too much water at bloom time or while the fruit is maturing, this can result in no apricots on the tree. A lack of nutrients, like phosphorus, can also be the cause of an apricot tree not fruiting. Monitoring water and fertilizer can help to correct this.