I'd like to try growing a plum tree from pits but am getting so much different advice i'm confused. do i need to put the pits in the fridge for a while or can i just pot them?
How can i prevent wasps attacking my Victoria plums next year? I prefer not to use insecticides.
Is it too late to prune my plum tree.? Other websites suggest June .The tree is about three years old and is all over the place.I never did prune it at all as I was led to believe you did'nt need to.I did get a reasonable crop this year for the first time.
1.How should I store and bring on Plum stones to maximise their chances of germination? 2.What would cause carrots to grow like a bunch of gnarled up tree roots?
I have 3 plum trees. All have varying degrees of the following disease. These photos are the worst. What do they have?
I'm so upset at finding one of my beautiful Victoria plum trees with a large branch broken off, as it was totally weighed down with fuit. I sawed off the remainder of the branch, but the wound left on the tree is about 4 inches long and 2 inches wide. The wound is about 4ft from the base of the tree. Will I have to lose the tree? There are branches with fruit below where the wound is.
What is happening to my plum tree?
M&S sold "Napoleon cherries" as a pack of fruit. They were the nicest cherries i ever tasted. I did a little research online and came across a cherry tree called "Bigarreau Napoleon". Is this the only cherry tree with the Napoleon name? im trying to make sure i get the right tree.
I have two plum trees. One absolutely laden with fruit the other consistently around 4 or five plums. It is a blue black variety looks like Ile de Louvain but cant be sure and is in all other respects very healthy and grows/flowers vigorously. Could it be that it is not self fertile? Although I believe Louvain is.
We have a mature plum tree over 15 years old - it has never been pruned and has fruited really well over the years however it needs a good pruning the main trunk of the tree has grown very high can we cut this main trunk or will this be too much of a shock for the tree
About three years ago our heavily fruited victoria plum tree split in two with the weight of the fruit and subsequently died. Maybe we should have tied it to support it? As it died some sort of fungus hit it. We would love to plant a similiar tree in the same spot as it was south facing and suitable. Can this be done?
About 10 years ago I took a slip from a profuse fruiting damson tree in Nenagh. I now have a mature shrub in with no fruit. Not sure whether it flowered but if it did the birds or something got then. I have a conference pear tree in the vicinity which fruits - Does it need cross fertilisation?
I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW THE BEST TYPE OF WEEDKILLER , TO GET RID OF COARSE GRASS AND A LOT OF DOCKS, IN OUR ORCHARD.ALSO WHAT SPRAY FOR A FEW PLUM TREES.
My friend has a plum tree that fruited for the very first time this year. It seems to be growing very tall and she needs some advice on pruning. I think they should be pruned in early spring but there is so much different advice out there, I would be grateful if you could give us your advice. I can get a photo if necessary.
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