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Plum Tree/Bush Mystery

We purchased our home two years ago and inherited what the former owner called two young "plum trees". Is this in fact a plum tree/bush? If so, what kind is it? What can I do to encourage ...
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Is there something wrong with my Rainer cherry tree?

I just noticed this sap at the base of the Rainer Cherry tree (I think, I didn’t plant it I just noticed the cherries). I don’t believe I hit it with anything but it’s possible the weedwacker hit it. ...
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from the bites of it, any ideas if it's rats or squirrel

All the fruits are being eaten up by rats/squirrels. Please help identify
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How can Grapevine tree to bear fruit

I grew Grapevine in my garden but it did not bear fruit for 3 years. can you help me what is the cause
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Wrinkles on Mangoo tree leaves

In my lawn I have 3-4 different types of mangoo plants (1-3 years old). Few weeks back I diagnosed that leaves are curling and turning brown, I googled it and found that its some fungus and I need to ...
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Growing plant (e.g. date palm) from the seed of the dried fruit?

I would like to grow date palm from the seed as a house plant in my flat. I have no access to the fresh date fruit, I have access to the dried date fruit only with the seede (core). Can I use the seed ...
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How to prune an apple tree

I have 2 apple trees that are about 5 yrs old. They are about 6 to 7 ft. tall, but the main stem seems to be dead. There are quite a few new branches lower down,near the base and in the middle. Is ...
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What type of fig to plant in the Netherlands

I have a garden that I would like to grow a fig tree in, currently it already has a fig, however the fig in question doesn't make a lot of fruit and we would like to get a 2nd one that does make a lot ...
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Cherry Tree - Bark peeled back and with bug holes

I've only had this cherry tree for a little over 2 years now. The bark started to peel back near the ground. After a couple branches lost all their leaves I knew something was wrong - I looked where ...
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Watering a Four Seasons Lemon Tree

I think that I am having problems with watering on my lemon tree as well. Unfortunately, I don't know if I am overwatering it or under-watering it...It looks like it is underwatered as the new ...
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Mango Tree Young & Old Leaves Curling, Turning Crispy, Drooping, and Browning at the Tips

My tree is grown under a 2000W grow light a little over 3 feet away from the top of the foliage in 70F indoor weather. I figured I had a salt toxicity problem with my old clay pot full of salt all ...
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Curly new growth on cherry tree

My new cherry tree just arrived and all of its new growth seems to be in bunches of super close and curly leaves. Is this normal? There are flowers budding at the top which makes me think the tree isn’...
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Mango Tree has Black and Brittle Tips on New and Old Foiliage. What possible remedies are there to stop this from reoccuring?

The problem is growing everyday progressing up the leaf towards the stem. Here is a big picture of old foliage being affected by it. I water my 6 month old mango every 5-7 days. It grows in a 68F-75F ...
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3 Mango Trees (6 months old); Grayish-Orange Spots heavily progressed; Blackening/brown curling leaf tips; 1 Mango Plant losing all its leaves!

Mango #1 Picture Gallery Mango #2 Picture Gallery Mango #3 Picture Gallery I have had previous problems with Mango #1 and posted here a while ago, link here I have 3 mango trees I am growing ...
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Fruit trees unproductive, shooting off lots of suckers/offsprings

So I have this huge garden at the edge of a forest, on a hilly landscape, left over from my grandparents. It's been unmaintained for 5-10 years now. There used to some great grafted fruit trees with ...
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Can Copper Fungicide be used on an apple tree with fruit already growing?

I was wondering if its possible to cover the growing apples with a plastic bag while I spray the leaves with this Copper Fungicide. I read somewhere that your not supposed to spray the Copper ...
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Why wait to lop off a bacterial canker?

There is what I think is bacterial canker on my young, multi-species fruiting plum tree. I bought it from a big box store a year ago and planted it, and I noticed this a few weeks ago. Assuming I'm ...
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Help with a (possibly) dying cherry tree sapling

So I planted this tree sapling about 6 months ago when it was only 10cm. Spring quickly came and it really began to grow. All looked well until recently where I noticed the newer leafs becoming ...
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Fruiting my Mango Tree indoors

I have a small mango tree from seed that produces wonderful white flowers. I was wondering if and how I could get some mangofruit from the tree. I live in the Netherlands and the potted mango tree ...
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Struggling pineapple plant

I have a plant pineapple that I started with the crown of another pineapple. I've had it for a few years, but for quite a few reasons, all of the leaves got ripped off, or rotted (too much moisture ...
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Why does my in-door pomegranate tree seem stressed?

I have a sweet pomegranate tree (I bought a 2-3 year old plant from here) that I bought about 9 months ago. I have it planted in a 12" diameter, 14" deep pot with drainage holes at the bottom that ...
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Dried leaves problem of newly planted fig tree

I have planted this fig tree and added some Fertilizer of this kind at the bottoms of almost 30cm hole : But after almost 20 days it leaves become dried like this: We have given it water almost ...
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Help with lemon tree and encouraging new branch growth

I bought a lemon tree at the start of the year, at the time it was healthy and had fruit on it. Unfortunately it then suffered severe leaf drop and branch death. I think it was due to high stress from ...
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Can I save this Cherry Plum?

This is the cherry plum I am trying to save in my new back yard (tree was overgrown with weeds for years and we just moved in an I have been restoring the backyard). Any help or suggestions would be ...
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Mango tree leaves are browning… why? (Pictures included)

I have this mango tree. About 5 years old. Did not started taking care of it until last couple months that I moved back to my parents house. I’ve noticed in the past month or so the leaves on it are ...
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Apple tree only flowering on one side

I have a peculiar problem with an apple tree in my backyard. As you might be able to tell from the picture below, it's only flowering on one side. That's not too weird if it weren't for the fact that ...
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My Meyer lemon tree had so many diseases

So everything I read was to take curling or diseased leaves and branches off. I sprayed with neem oil and copper fungicide biweekly I live in zone 9 and the tree is in the ground with soil and compost ...
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What should I do to this rock between apple tree branches?

There is a rock stuck inside apple tree and I cannot get it off. I have bought this garden and previous owner has put it there. I cannot get it off unless I cut some branches of tree. Should I cut it ...
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I have a problem with an apricot tree

I have a young apricot tree that has fruit on it already here in Albuquerque, New Mexico. We have some nights coming up that temps will be 32 F. Do I need to protect the tree if it already has fruit?...
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What are the things you can grow a shrub/tree/vine from? Only nuts and seeds or are there others?

I'm making an app and for this app i need to know from which things you can grow non herbaceous plants from. I am looking for general terms. For instance, a coconut tree and an avocado tree van both ...
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How to stimulate growth on one side of a young dwarf cherry tree

Last year I purchased a dwarf cherry tree, which came as a maiden tree that I planted in a container and has now started to develop branches. However, it seems that all the branches are developing on ...
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Strawberry leaves started to be black and smoked

Why the leaves are black and smoky ?
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Help I burn my mango tree

strong text Help me please i accidentally burn my mango tree
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I am considering mulch for my orchard but i worry about fire?

I am considering some types of mulch for my orchard but I am really worried about fire. We have about three month(summer) without any rainfall and humidity is about 20-30%. For example if I use hay ...
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Tall Citrus tree is more like a leggy bush

I have 5 citrus trees that I inherited from the previous homeowners. Two are mandarin orange trees. (One tastes like delicious candy. The other needs some help, as it's dry.) There's also an orange (?)...
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Will strawberries grow in plant?

Today I went to the supermarket and saw some small pots with strawberry plants. I'd never seen a strawberry plant before, and I wanted to buy it, but decided to check here before. We live in the ...
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What Disease is on my Mango Plant? Are there any remedies to cure it?

I'm growing a mango tree and discovered a few days ago some oily dots on the top of a lot of the leaves and on the back of those specific leaves were black patches scattered around. A few isolated ...
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How do I prune the broken branches of my plum tree?

I have a plum tree that's about 8 years old. For the first time last year, it produced a bumper crop, having only given a few the previous years. Not realising it was a good idea, I never pruned it. ...
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Young Mango Tree Dying

Could anyone tell me how to save this tree? I am in planting zone 9b, so I know it is not the climate. When I had it in a pot outside and neglected to water it, the leaves turned brown too. I started ...
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What should i do with this mulberry tree?

Last year i had planted 4 mulberry trees outside but slowly they all started to die. I figured it was the soil. It was badly compacted. Eventually, i was left with just one which i decided to pull out ...
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Oranges are disappearing from my trees

I have 2 navel orange trees that have always maintained a healthy productive yield of oranges every year here in North Florida ar the eastern Jacksonville area more specifically, Nassau county which ...
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Young mango tree leaves get blackish and fall off

I have planted a mango seed and it was growing fine until a few days ago I noticed that one of the leaves had started going blackish. When I touched it, it fell. Yesterday I noticed that another one ...
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Training Fruit trees to form low fences

I recently visited a country estate in the UK. The gardens had a number of large beds and the paths through these beds where all lined with low (2 foot or so) fences to create the barrier. The really ...
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Forcing a non-grafted lemon tree to produce blooms & fruit

About 8.5 years ago I successfully germinated a lemon seed from a store-bought lemon (I believe it was a Eureka lemon). Fast-forward to today and that lemon seed has grown into a 9-foot tall tree. ...
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Tree support with plastic hose wrapping around

Few months ago I bought a persimmon fruit tree. I didn't have any supporting materials and was in a hurry so I used some plastic hose material with metal wire and wrap around the tree like picture ...
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Lighting for indoor citrus to produce full fruit

I'm getting a few different citrus trees I'd like to grow against the wall in my living room. I currently have a hydroponic veggie setup so I'm not a total beginner. I was wondering what lighting I ...
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Why are my lemon tree’s leaves curling?

Help! Our lemon tree’s leaves are completely curled. They started curling around four days ago or so. We thought it was an under-watering issue, but since a heavy watering nothing has changed (maybe ...
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How crooked should my young fruit tree be to warrant staking?

I planted some fruit trees on level ground about 18 months ago. A couple of them have developed a slight lean. I understand that staking is not necessarily a good idea unless there is "too much lean....
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How long can rhubarb, raspberry canes and gooseberry be left out of soil

i have raspberry canes and a gooseberry plant I have bought through my allotment which have been delivered, they are not in soil and the roots are in a plastic bag. I also have 3 rhubarb plants I ...
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Avocado tree growing unhealthy - Brown spots, frizzle leaves

The issue: I have a 1.5 year old Avocado tree which has been growing for the worse since the summer. The medical history: (Lots of pictures ahead) It started before I did its first pot change. It ...

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