Nut Tree Yellowing in Northern California

Taylor HillmanSoil, Specialty Crops, Tree, nut & vine crops

Growers are seeing some abnormal yellowing and lack of growth on nut trees in northern California and the problem could be in the soil.

Yellowing Nut Trees

Advisors have gotten several calls from northern California growers about large, patchy yellowing in their groves. Cooperative Extension Farm Advisor Emeritus Joseph Connell says in a majority of the cases, the cause is from a shift in the soil.