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Leaf Curling in Japanese Loquat

Why does the deformation/curling (shown by the red circles) happen for the leaves of my Japanese loquat? It has been a few days since I bought this tree, and the young leaves on the crown have risen ...
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How to protect garden against wildlife (roe, deer, boar)?

I have a garden of 1500 m2 in Hungary, where I have some ~50 grapevines and ~20 fruit trees (apple, pear, cherry, prunes, etc.). I would like to protect these from the degradation of the local ...
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Will a longan tree on in a 40liter pot survive wet season outside?

I have a 4ft more tall longan tree inside 40 liter around 2ft top diameter pot. Is it gonna survive the wet season raining if I put it outdoors? Its been on a balcony with very little sunlight. It ...
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How to make this longan tree bear fruit?

This is image on internet which the trees bear fruit can I make my tree which same size bear fruits
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Is this room good to grow my grapevine and longan fruit tree?

I want the grapevine to grow decently and bear fruits. I read that it needs full direct sunlight. Should I move it outside? Also. Can you recommend fruit/veggies i can plant in this pot if I remove ...
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how does papaya tree works to bear fruit?

I just read an article about papaya trees, and it said the female flowers need to be pollinated to produce fruits. Does it mean the single papaya tree I grow from seed can’t produce fruit? Although I ...
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Is growing a plant from seeds, slow to bear fruits?

I have some juvenile plants: a longan, an avocado, a tomato, a beans, a chili, oranges, but none of them bear any fruits. Especially the longan is quite big, 120 cm tall and some branches, for avocado ...
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Why are my indoor grown Loquat saplings, grown from seeds, getting wilted and blackened leaves and dying?

I would like to apologise for the fact that I am not a good or experienced gardener. I had some loquat seeds and I thought I'd try to grow them, now they have sprouted and grown leaves I re-potted ...
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Does anyone know what plant is it?

Is it a tree? Is it fruit? It never bear any fruits.
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How long will it take for new growth on a skelatonized citrus tree?

So I had a “small” ponderosa lemon tree and a much larger Meyer lemon tree in my greenhouse. The ponderosa was healthy, however his growth was extremely erratic with tons of tiny twig branches with ...
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Deformed Leaves on Newly Grafted Citrus Tree

I'm reaching out because I've noticed some unusual deformities in the leaves of my Washington Navel Orange tree (grafted in September this year), and I'm a bit puzzled about the cause. I've attached a ...
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What is the most valuable tree here? [closed]

I happen to live in what is now USDA climate zone 6a with a dry climate. I have some space around my house, and I'd like to plant some trees, but I can't figure out which trees would have the most ...
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Help My Mango Tree Is Dying!

My sapling was doing amazing throughout the summer and as it grew I changed its pot and added more dirt. It was doing good but then as September hit the leaves started to turn yellow and I thought it ...
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I have a grapefruit tree that has been given to me this month in Nov..I have to move the tree now..Will it kill the tree?

I have been given a grapefruit tree medium height with fruit on it A persimmon tree and a loquat tree with fruit on it. I have to get them now per the owners. If I trim these trees and take off the ...
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What are these black bugs attached to the guava tree?

What are these black bugs attached to the guava tree? They are attached to branches and leaves. Do they harm the tree? Should I try to get rid of this? If so how? (This is in Sydney, Australia)
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Are these apple saplings turning yellow due to autumn or to a virus

So these are 4 year old saplings. They didn’t loose leaves when I began growing them, I thinks it's due to being inside all the time. I just want to make sure, if they're losing leaves due to winter ...
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Will my apple seedlings survive winter

I'm growing apple trees. They have been growing for 4 years. I didn’t have a problem with overwintering them since they were in small pots. Now they are in huge plastic ones. Also the weather has a ...
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Worms are eating my mulberry tree injury

My mulberry tree had a two big injuries last year. One due to heavy scratch, and second I cut wrong branch at wrong place. It has been healing it very nicely so far, almost 90% done. But yesterday I ...
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Can i graft a pineapple and watermelon together? Since the both berries

I'd it possible because one person I know thinks it is but I don't want to trust the opinion of one person so like is it true or not Can you graft watermelon together with pineapple
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Pear leaves going dark brown without usual signs of blister or fire blight

We have about seven pear trees of various varieties, both Asian and European. Our Flemish Beauty is getting these dark brown leaves. There are just a few -- about thirty or so -- and none of the ...
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Bark on plum tree concern

I noticed earlier on our plum tree that the bark on one of the limbs is a very slight reddish colour and what look like cracks. You can see the another tree limb on the left that looks fine Any ideas ...
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What's wrong with my apple tree?

Some of the leaves on my apple tree are showing like this. [ Should I be concerned? Also, what's this white stuff? Is it Woolly Aphids? Climate; Istanbul. Hot summers, cold winters. We've recently ...
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Peach trees stopped producing

I have 2 peach trees , approximately 11-12 years old and after 8-9 years of great fruit production this year both trees just stopped producing Not a single flower and or fruit. Any suggestions?
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Advice for taking care of trees in garden

The house we have bought has a number of trees in the garden and I'm looking for advice for basically how to take care of them. How often and how much to water them and any other particular tips and ...
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All the branches were cut off my pear tree of about 25 years old, they cut off all the branches to stubs. What do I do with all the saplings?

While I was away, a person cut off all the branches on my over grown pear tree. Some should have been removed totally and weren't. All were cut short to the tree with 'stumps' left. Now the new ...
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What site(s) to select for fruit trees?

I plan to plant a few fruit trees in my backyard in San Mateo, CA. I'm thinking citrus and maybe cherries or plums. I have the following "options" to plant them, none of which get 8+ hours ...
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My 1 yr old nectorine tree only has branches at bottom the top has nothing. They are not suckers

My 1 year old nectorine tree only has branches at bottom. Top 2-3feet has nothing
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Why do the leaves on my Lady of White Collar fig tree have brown edges to them?

I have planted a Lady of White Collar fig tree in a hot, arid climate in a very windy spot. The tree was planted as a sapling in Jan 2022. It has been watered well, but its look like something is ...
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Can someone identify what berry this is?

I have a very tall tree in my backyard (Long Island, NY) about 10-12 feet (3.5-4m) tall. It has all these black berries on the branches. However, my understanding is blackberries do not grow on trees. ...
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How to address a broken peach branch

Yesterday I discovered a broken limb on a peach tree. My plan is to remove it properly in another week or so hopefully after the fruit ripens. My question is how should this be addressed for the ...
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How do I repair a peach tree branch split in middle?

One of the branches of my white peach tree has split in the middle due to the excessive weight of too many fruits. The size of the branch is about that of an adult arm. Initially, I tried to squeeze ...
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Why have the leaves fallen off my lemon tree?

My potted lemon tree is about 15 yes old. Repotted about 4 yrs ago. Always produced lots of lemons and was healthy. This winter it gradually lost all its leaves and some branches died.lives indoors ...
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Pear tree leaves

Planted in the ground, this is the 4th yea. With the beginning of spit was healthy and lots of blooms. Suddenly some leaves started becoming black. Any idea why? Thank you
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Why Apple plant is dying?

As you can see in photo the leaves seems like they starting to wither/burn. I suspected the stalled growth for a month but now this. How can I save/grow apple plant into a tree?
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Tree suggestion for shade but in pot

I am looking to grow a tree to have some shade on my roof in the summer. I can only plant it in a pot (not in ground), it will be a 20 gallon pot. Can you give me a suggestion which tree to grow? It ...
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How big around does the trunk of a Fuyu Persimmon tree get?

How big around does the trunk of a Fuyu Persimmon get? I have a newly planted Fuyu Persimmon tree that we are wanting to build a deck around. I want to make sure I give the tree enough of a hole to ...
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Bahamian fruit tree identification

A Bahamian friend (living on the island of Andros) has found the following fruit tree growing in his garden. The fruit looks vaguely avicadoish, but with many seeds, more like a melon or gourd. From ...
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My apples are turning black and falling off the tree

I live in Kentucky and my apple tree has apples turning black and falling off the tree. Can someone tell me why?
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what powdered fungicide is equivalent to captan 50

The spray I use for apple trees is a combination of imidan and captan 50. I find that captan is no longer available. What powder fungicide can I buy that is effective as captan?
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Why won’t my potted cherry tree grow leaves anymore?

I received a dwarf Montmorrency cherry tree last spring (March 2022). It had leaves and appeared healthy. I believe it was a few years old already. It only grew one cherry, though. I figured maybe I ...
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Leachfield and fruit trees - bad combination?

There are apple trees growing on our property, just past (downhill from) the septic tank. They are near the leach field, I imagine, but I don't know how close. The trees produce tiny, non-edible ...
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What to do with this bending mulberry tree

I live in northern Mississippi. My mulberry tree is tipping a lot. Should I just get a pole and tie it to it or do something else?
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Indoor Myer Lemon Tree Yellowing

I do not see any obvious reason for the yellowing leaves. There are no visible pests or scale. It is currently limited to 2 or 3 leaves although the yellowing started suddenly and one has already ...
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What are these scars on my fruit trees?

I planted a few fruit tree saplings, apples, pears, peaches, apricots, plums, cherries. Within one year of planting, all of them, and i mean all of them started having these cuts or scars on them, ...
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Can you use the product Septic Shock (tm) in water to use on trees to help soil break down

I have bought Septic Shock from the store for bacteria in septic tank. Ok, but I want to use it two tablespoonfuls in gallon of water to put around fruit trees. Dp you think this will work to benefit ...
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Plum tree giving fruit during winter

I have a plum tree that usually gives fruit during summer. But today I've noticed something very strange: there are some fruits in it. The tree is even completely leafless as it usually is during ...
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Will vegetables or fruit contain microplastics in near future similar to microplastics in seafood?

I see that ocean is full of plastic and that causes plastic to be in seafood. So my question is: If intentionally or non-intentionally plastic is introduced into soil, could that lead to plastic ...
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Mulberry bleeding for a month

When I got my mulberry plant 8 months ago, it has two main branches. I wanted only 1 main branch. So removed one branch before planting. But the way I have removed the branch was, I left 1.5 inch from ...
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Dwarfing rootstock and bone meal

I have some fruit trees on dwarfing rootstocks. By the nature of the rootstocks they have a lesser overall root foundation than other trees. If I apply bone meal or other things that encourage ...
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Mango plant is dropping leaves

My mango seedling is lately getting brown curly leaves and dropping them, what could be the reason of this, I give it water when the soil is getting dry (aprox every 3-4 days). The most upper leaves ...
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