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Is my cherry tree dying?

I recently moved and there is a big cherry tree in the front garden. Half of the branches are without leaves, with the bark peeling off. Most of the tree is covered with moss but there were definitely ...
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Is this apple canker?

I've inherited an apple tree growing in heavily polluted ground (tailings and spoil from copper/tin mining). The tree is fruiting with nice sweet cooking fruit, but is absolutely covered in lichen and ...
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Can apple trees be made evergreen?

Is it possible for an apple tree to become evergreen under particular conditions? I'm asking because I've seen an in-door apple tree that for over an year hasn't lost leaves. Question moved from Earth ...
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Identify peach tree

I have recently moved and in the garden of the new house there is a small peach tree. There are quite a lof of fruits, smaller than those in the shop, with a velvety skin. I tried a couple last month ...
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How does sap flow relate to angle of stem/branch?

Being spring in my part of the world, I have recently been pruning my young trees and roses. Having read and watched a bunch of educational content to remind myself of the do's and donts of pruning, I ...
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Apple tree looking dead with brown leaves and black bark

I am not sure what is going on with my apple tree. 3 weeks back everything seemed fine and now the leaves the brown, the fruit is rotting and there is blackness at the bottom bark. I have attached ...
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Cherry Tree planted near creek

I have been investigating putting a cherry tree in my yard, the sweet variety. I love cherries, but keep feeling guilty buying them at the store. A fresh pint of cherries is so expensive. I have a ...
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Baby mango tree leaf dying

I’ve recently planted a mango tree sprouted from a store bought mango seed, which was just over a month ago. From the beginning, it was a little weird as it only grew one leaf. It seemed like there ...
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Is my pineapple plant healthy?

Our pineapple plant started to lose its color so we repotted it in a larger pot and added the recommended soil and fertilizer. We trimmed the leaves that were browned/yellowing at the end as well. It’...
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Avocado plant browning!

I don’t know why.I’ve had it for two years. It’s pretty young. Once I put it in soil, it started browning. I moved it into a room that gets more light, but that doesn’t seem to be helping. I pruned it,...
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Will my Mango seedling survive after being attacked by my cat?

So, I been growing a Mango plant from seed, which was going quite ok I think. Yesterday my cat found this plant and eaten or whatever the leaves of the seedling, so all of its leaves are now gone, the ...
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Gage tree leaves turned brown

I have an Oullins Golden Gage tree which is 3 years old. This year, many of the leaves have turned brown with some holes in them. I live in South West England, UK and this happened in early spring - ...
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What is the yellow stuff growing on these Mulberry trees?

My mom (located in Vancouver, BC), isn't great with technology and asked if I could try to identify what was wrong with her two Mulberry trees. I spent quite a bit of time researching and found ...
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Leaf disease - new leaves on pear tree dying - able to identify from photos?

Does anyone know what is killing these leaves on this pear tree (Comice pear if that matters) and how to treat it?
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Rowan tree unknown disease

So 2 years ago I have got myself a Sorbus Likjornaja a type of Rowan tree, very very very hard to come by in my area. For those 2 years, it grew splendid with absolutely no worry or issues. But this ...
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Suggestions for fruit trees (or bushes) for an area with wet soil?

Our property contains an area that is perhaps 2 acres of rich soil that is quite wet at all times--borderline marshy in the spring, and never quite fully drying. It's surrounded by higher rocky ...
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OK to fill a tree trunk with soil and plant in it?

We have an old apricot tree where the trunk sustained unknown damage (It was here when we bought the house, so we don't know what happened to it, specifically) and is mostly hollowed out: ...
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When to determine when a fruit tree graft has failed?

I had my first go at grafting at the beginning of April, i.e. about 5 weeks ago. This was on apple trees. The temperature has been above freezing ever since, typically 5-15 degrees. The tree itself ...
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New Fig Tree Leaves Dying

Our fig trees budded and new leaves emerged, but after about a week the edges turned brown and the leaves have curled up and died. Only two leaves are left on one of the trees, though new buds are ...
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White spots and dried tips on key lime trees

We grew two key lime trees from seeds. They are now about 3 years old. A few weeks ago they started developing white spots on some of the leaves and some of the new shoots died off. We live in ...
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Damaged peach tree is growing branches near bottom

I bought a young peach tree two years ago and planted it. The week after planting we had a windstorm and a nearby tree fell on it. The main stem appeared to be dead but the next year it had a couple ...
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Why is a lemon from my tree like this?

I have had a lemon tree producing lemons for the lasts few years. I few I picked had weird shapes, but this one looks very strange. I'd like to know if it shapes and weird black color it means ...
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Quince and apple grafting (workaround?)

I am curious about a sort of potential workaround for the issue of grafting quince and apples together. I know that with standard grafting the graft will almost certainly fail within a few years, if ...
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How to encourage banana trees to grow after insulating over winter

I have a few banana trees (How to insulate banana tree during winter) that I insulated with fiberglass over the winter in northern Mississippi. Two have started growing leaves. The others haven’t, but ...
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watering with hot water in winter

This weekend we are to hit -3 ºC (27 ºF) in my town, in my orchard i have lots of cherry, apricot, almond blossoms, most of them still in flower, others are the size of a bean. It seems that putting ...
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Planting mulberry too deep

I purchased a 2-year-old mulberry plant from the nursery. it is about 15 feet in length. When I planted it in the soil, I planted it 2 feet deep, but the actual root part with it was about 1 feet deep....
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Need some help for my newly planted cherry tree

It is a Summit cherry tree, planted one month ago in a container. Recently most of its leaves and sprouts became drooped and it also has much less leaves compared 2 other cherry trees planted around ...
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How far apart should be fruit trees, in northern California climate (hot, dry summers -- cold, rainy winters)

We want to plant some fruit trees: plum, apricot, apple, peach, fig, mandarin, cherry, nectarine Location is zip code 95682, east of Sacramento at about 1100 ft. elevation. Good black dirt. Well ...
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Increasing pomegranate production with second tree

We have a single pomegranate tree we planted recently. We’ve read that adding a second can greatly increase your harvest. I assume this means more than just accounting for the extra tree. How does ...
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Yoshino Cherry Tree leaves turning brown and drying

i planted a Yoshino cherry tree 4 month ago(end of summer, beginning of fall), tree was growing healthy but suddenly the leaves started turning brown, from the tip to the back, tips of the leave are ...
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Will mirabelles grow and fruit in Northern England?

Plums can fruit pretty prolifically up here in NE England but we can get frosts quite late into spring and this has to be taken into account choosing varieties of fruit trees. I understand mirabelles ...
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Healthy avacado tree, every year, 100's of avacados form... but when they get to approx. the size of an egg, ALL turn black and fall off... why?

I have a lush, green, and otherwise healthy Avocado tree, approximately 25 feet tall, and approximately 10 years old... looks to have sprouted from a seed… Every year for at least the last 5 years, ...
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How to insulate banana tree during winter

I have several banana trees in the ground at my place in northeastern Mississippi. They are about 2-5 feet tall. I would really like to salvage the stem during the winter if possible. What is the best ...
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For 7 layer food forest what should be the sequence of plantation?

Location: Eastern India, West Bengal (Tropical Climate) For the following layer, is there any prescribed sequence of plantation? Canopy Understory Shrub Herb Ground cover Climber Root Questions Can ...
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Pests on a Kiyomi Tangor orange tree

A few months ago we purchased a Kiyomi Tangor orange tree from a local, quality nursery. It is planted in a large pot indoors with lots of light. The tree has been doing well with lots of new growth. ...
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Partial shade on west-facing slope. Need help designing grape / fruit vineyard

I'm looking for help placing espaliered fruit trees / grapes for the best sun / shade combination. We have a westward-facing slope that we want to start a grape / fruit vineyard with. It gets ...
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What would cause cherry tree leaves to dry from middle outward?

I have a 3-year-old cherry tree which is losing its leaves early this year. They appear to be drying and wilting from the middle (large vein) outward. What would cause this? Notes: Located in ...
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Tree Identification - Texas

What is the species of this tree or shrub I saw in coastal southeast Texas? It is growing between a sidewalk and a curb. I would estimate its height at less than eight feet. The bark is kind of shaggy ...
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Need help identifying a fruit tree in backyard

The tree is more bush-like with no trunk, just branches sprouting out of the ground. It hasn't produced much fruit, only 10 or so visible green fruits that are slightly bigger than the size of a ...
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Is Iron(II) sulfate safe to use in gardens with fruit trees and vegetables?

Iron(II) sulfate should be very effective against moss, and even a Fertiliser for grass, if I have understood its use correct. But my question is it safe to use in a garden with fruit trees and ...
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New Trees growing from old root system

I have two little apple trees growing out of the main root system of a 30yr old Apple tree. Is it possible to relocate them to a different part of the yard? They are roughly 4 feet and 6 feet away ...
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Fuji Apple Tree Trunk Problems

starting to get some trunk issues on a young fuji apple tree. We are also seeing tiny black ants attacking spots and trying to make holes. Can anybody give some advice on what this is or how we can ...
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Urgent my favourite avocado tree is dying, please help me!

[ I planted my avocado tree almost a year ago and I forgot to water it for 2 weeks due to my exams. It looks dried up now. The top of the stem looks wrinkled and shrivelled, but the rest of the stem ...
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How to branch indoors grown mango?

I have this mango tree, which is about 7-8 years old and 150cm - 200cm high. But its still not branching, still only growing new straight trunk. How do I make it to branch abit? Should I prune it? If ...
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New persimmon tree bought from home depot dying

I bought the young persimmon tree from Home Depot last week. but it seems like it is not doing so well. We mixed the soil provided in the base with the original soil in the ground, and put ~3 inch of ...
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Why is fruit of my sweet cherry tree shrinking and disappearing?

I have a 10+ years old sweet cherry tree. I applied only minimal pruning throughout these years, and it grew (by itself) into a beautiful natural-looking 6m/20ft high pyramidal tree, with central ...
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Pear tree deficiencies - weak looking growth

I have never seen this before. Tree looks weak, the only thing that had changed this year was few grafts that woke up early on in the season and grew vigorously. Could they have depleted some ...
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What does S1S4 (or similar) mean in the context of cherries?

I read about cherries, and each cultivar is associated to a mark like S1S4, S3S6 - or similar. I understand this is something related to genes, but could not find a comprehensive explanation on this ...
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Should I remove apples on my potted apple tree to allow the others to ripen?

I have a potted columnar apple tree that I bought last year. It is about 130cm high and in a pot of around 40-50L. I have had the pleasant surprise to see it forming several dozens of small apples ...
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Orange tree flower blossom

Is this normal? Do I have insect problem?

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