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Questions tagged [fruit-trees]

For questions about trees that are grown for their fruit.

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How do I get a mango seed to go from the first shoot to a healthy plant?

I followed a video I found on youtube (can't find it again now), which said to wrap the seed in damp paper and leave in a plastic bag for a few weeks until the root and shoot started sprouting. I did ...
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Peach leaves drying up and falling off

I just bought a peach tree about a little over a week ago. It's still in the container as I haven't had a chance to plant it. It seemed fine when I got it, but in the time I've had it the leaves have ...
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Peach tree leaves turning yellow

I have a Hale Haven peach tree that has leaves turning yellow and falling off. I live in Kansas and we just had so much rain. I have never seen this yellowing before this year. I also have rug laid ...
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BLACKENING on edge of pear tree leaves & shoots

I can’t figure out what this is on my dwarf pear tree. I’ve looked around the plant and can’t see any pests. The tree is 3-4 years old. I have had the tree for two years. It’s 3-4 years old and ...
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My nectarines looks sick - what to do?

Our young nectarine tree just started to give fruits (after we managed to save it from the hyraxes), but the fruits look sick - they are browny and sticky. Also, many leaves have small holes in them: ...
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Persimmon tree - leaves turning black

I planted this persimmon tree on March 2019. We are in Texas. The tree was growing very well in the first month, I begun to notice there is something wrong with leaves. The leaves are falling. Three ...
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Stratifying Trees

I'm stratifying some maple trees, and others to grow for my future tree nursery, and I'm new to it. I stratified some maples by placing them in the fridge for six weeks, then they have been out for ...
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Not sure of the problem with our new Dwarf Orange Tree

As the title states, not sure if there is a problem OR if one is going to start. We've had this new dwarf orange tree for 2 weeks. Today I noticed on a few of the leaves underneath that there are ...
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Mango seedling has stem and leaves but no root!

I've got two problems with my mango seedlings: Problem #1 I have germinated a mango seed in water, it now has a decent stem and healthy-looking leaves. It is currently still in water, indoors, in ...
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New potted dwarf Myer lemon leaf drop? under-watered? [closed]

What causes leaf drop in a young potted dwarf myer lemon tree?
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Weird black egg-like things on cherry fruit tree leaves

My bing cherry fruit tree just developed this about a week or so. It is mostly near the top of the branches on small leaves: Here is another shot (shiny thing was Neem Oil I tried to put on but ...
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Fruit cherry leaves got eaten by something?

I have bing fruit cherry tree and the leaves look like these It is randomly at different spots. Is this something I should be concerning? Is it caused by disease or some bugs eating them? UPDATE 1 ...
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How much space should I leave between apple trees and elderberry tree?

I would like to plant one or two apple trees and possibly an elderberry tree in my front yard. I have about 85ft of south facing lawn between a birch tree and my driveway to use. How many trees can I ...
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How to introduce an overwintered banana tree back outside for the summer

We got a banana tree last year and brought it inside to overwinter it. The tree was never put into the ground, it stayed in a large pot and is still in the large pot. Our overwintering method was to ...
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Will pimento plant grow in direct sun in outdoor?

I have a pimento plant that I bought at a grocery store. I'm thinking of transplanting to a bigger pot and moving it to my outdoor terrace. We live in the Caribbean. We currently have about 85° ...
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Shall I cut off the suckers when my apple tree is in bloom?

I was away for 4 weeks and my apple tree became totally full of blooms!! I had not cut its suckers this year, and the last 2 years they may not have been cut properly. This is a beautiful Golden ...
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Why is this clementine/mandarin tree so small and why has it stopped growing?

I planted a clementine or mandarin tree from seed maybe two or three years ago. I don't think it has grown much over the last couple of years. See photo (with a sticky note for scale). It doesn't grow,...
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Hello, flowers of my caqui tree turned brown any idea why?

Hello, flowers of my caqui tree turned brown any idea why? Soil is sand
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Can I inoculate crabapple tree logs with mushroom plugs?

My wife and I are interested in setting up a bit of a stumpery as a feature in the garden and a friend of ours has a crabapple tree he wants me to remove from his property. I was wondering if it was ...
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Why are my orange trees dropping new leaves and getting dry?

Up until a few days ago, these orange trees were doing fine and well. They had nice new growth. Since three days ago I've been finding them dropping some of the newer leaves, along with some of the ...
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Help! My cat broke the seed pod off my mango seedling, Will it still grow?

As I was planting my mango seedling I kept the seed above the soil because I liked the look of it it was really silly as my cat jumped up and paw landed on the pod snapping the pod off! The mango ...
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What do I do with this pile of branches, collected from pruning?

After pruning my trees I piled up branches and I was thinking of shredding these with some wood shredder and using them as mulch. But unfortunately there is no shredder nearby this village and I can'...
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What are these things on my apple tree?

I have recently bought an orchard. And one of my trees has these things on its bark. Is these some kind of infection? is it important and what should I do about it?
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Finding How many hours my orchard have been under 7°C

I have bought an orchard which has 42 apple trees 30 apricots and 22 walnuts. And I want to know if my orchard is suitable for apple farming or not. I have red that apple trees should be in a location ...
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How to prune this newly bought cherry?

I bought this cherrytree (hedelfinger) for cheap. Therefore you get what you pay for I guess. I want to prune it in a good shape(open vase/goblet as I read thats the best choice. However it currently ...
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What can I do for this apple tree in utah?

What can I do for this tree? It seems to be losing bark and it looks like moss is growing on it. Is it sick? https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ufNWtzx8jVPRrE9F_gzgduhhU4bvdNSk/view?usp=drivesdk https:...
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The Tree of Knowledge according to Enoch [closed]

In the Biblical tradition the Forbidden Fruit of the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil in Eden is commonly thought to be apple, grape, pomegranate, fig, carob, etrog or citron, pear, or mushrooms....
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Lemon lisbon issue and Brown branches on orange tree

I have a problem with lemon leaves. I have a 3,5 yrs old lemon tree in a container which has been dormant from october till now and i have moved it outside (15 degrees celsius). Almost all leaves fell ...
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Persimmon tree care

I've just got a young Fuyu persimmon tree, that looks like about 2-3 years old. I've heard, it needs to be pruned for the further health of the tree. What is the proper way to prune a fuyu persimmon ...
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How messy are male American persimmons?

I know that I shouldn't plant kaki persimmons or seedling or female American persimmons near sidewalks and driveways, because the fruit will fall off and make a mess on the concrete. What about a ...
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How much sunlight is required to grow a coffee plant indoors?

I’m trying to grow some coffee plants inside and I have no good place where they get all their needs so I want to start with a blank slate and control everything myself. I know coffee plants like ...
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Are cherries from the market irradiated?

I bought some sweet cherries in season last summer and decided to see if I could germinate some for planting. I "de-nutted" maybe 20+ of them and placed them in damp paper towels in the refrigerator ...
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Mango plant drying out after rubbing off white small insects

My plant was full of white small insects really small ones and a lot of them in big amount on a small surface of the leaves and branches.. and instead of using soap and olive oil solution i started to ...
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Why growing fruit trees from seed won't yield the same fruit of the same tree?

Why is it necessary to graft a tree to get the desired species and not rely on the tree's seeds?
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Planting and landscaping around a grave

This is a graveyard in South Asia. My goal is to grow some plants covering the rather bare area. What kind of plants would thrive here? From trees, flowering plants to ground covers. Plus, something ...
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Which pesticide should I use for the orange trees?

My orange tree seems to have some disease. The leaves are bubbled and curled (the photos below). Does anybody know the name of the disease? Which pesticide should I use to cure it?
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Should I plant anything under dwarfing apple trees grown in containers?

I have a couple of apple trees on very dwarfing (M27) rootstock, than I have planted into patio containers, approximately 50 litres each, with a top diameter around 50cm. I am wondering whether I ...
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Calculate fruit yield year-on-year, given yield at maturity and time to first fruiting?

I'm putting together a plan for a fruit wine business, and need to calculate expected yields for fruit trees each year from the date of planting. I have found various resources that provide 'time to ...
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Part of the citrus leaves are dull and dark graying

I did look up different diseases online but I'm having a hard time finding a match for these symptoms, the leaves with the dull color feel drier and not as smooth the the touch as regular normal ...
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Resource for time until maturity and yield of fruit trees? [closed]

I'm putting together a plan for a fruit wine business, and need to calculate expected yields for fruit trees each year from the date of planting. I have found various resources that provide 'time to ...
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Agroforest guild of apple, hazelnut, and black locust?

Is this tree guild particularly promising or not: apple, hazelnut, and black locust? Or substitute apple for other fruits like pear or currants or mulberry, and black locust for some other kind of ...
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Peach root fungus?

Could someone recognize the disease in these peach tree roots? The smell is hard to describe but it's definitely not pleasing.
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My poor sick apple tree - what’s the mould?

This apple tree has this growth on many of its branches (say, 30%). It also hardly produces any fruit. How can I make this tree healthier?
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does fruit tree absorb pesticide and fungicide from the root level and will persist inside the fruit it produce? (specifically lime and date trees)

The specific situation is where there are two trees -- one lime and another date tree plant among the grass in the backyard where the grass area will get sprayed with conventional pesticide and ...
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Aromatic firewood: What is the fastest growing prunus plant?

Prunus firewood smells nice when burned, and the smoke can be used to flavour food (it adds a cherry-like flavour). I'm curious if it would be feasible to grow prunus plants specifically for using ...
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Grow carambola/starfruit in a pot?

Can a carambola tree grow in a pot in the Caribbean? I'm visiting a friend in Florida and he has a carambola tree in his backyard. Can I just take one of the fruits and plant it in a big pot? Or ...
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Repot dragon fruit in a definitive pot

I planted these cuttings two months ago and I have a lot of questions. Is it time for repotting? I have 26 liters pots. Is it enough? Can I plant more than one in the same pot? What kind of soil ...
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What happened to my kumquat tree?

My kumquat tree began producing fruit this year that seems to be part lemon and part orange. Always just good kumquats before now. We do have both the lemon tree and orange trees nearby. How does ...
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Why is my avocado tree dropping its leaves?

I live in S. Florida (zone 10B). We planted a grafted avocado this past May. All year it's been doing pretty well, and we got a few small fruits a few weeks ago. Shortly after harvest, it started to ...