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Handling a Cherimoya Tree

Does anyone have any experience with Cherimoya Trees??? We have one in our backyard. Last year, it produced some decent size fruit. This year, it seems like there are more fruits sprouting, and the ...
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Trouble with meyers lemon tree

I want to apologise if this has been asked a lot already. I have browsed through the forum and read most of the other post about this same problem. I wanted to ask again for my self since I have read ...
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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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Cherry tree leaf brown edge

I bought cordon apple trees and cherry trees 22 May, 2019. recently I start having problems. It was identified as apple scab and recommended Vitax Copper Mixture, which I spread on all the trees apple ...
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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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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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What is this foliar/fruit disease on our pear trees?

This year both of our pear trees (especially our dwarf Bartlett) have a new foliar disease that I've never seen before. It looks a lot like edema with the bumps, but with a lot more discoloration and ...
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Why isn't my pomegranate tree bearing fruit?

I have a good size pomegranate tree I planted in the ground about 6 years ago. The plant is healthy and bears flowers and tiny fruit which quickly fall off rather than developing into a good size ...
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Do fruit trees attract wasps? What can I do other than cutting/removing the tree?

I have a fruit tree in my garden. I don't exactly know what tree it is but it is likely a cheery apple tree or similar to that. The size of the fruits is similar to a small plum. They are mostly green ...
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Why are the leaves on my mango seedling turning brown?

Also the tiny new leaves (on the top of the plant) are falling off right after they pop up. Then the plant grows new ones and they fall off again. Is it because of overwatering? I also recently had a ...
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When would fruit trees start bearing fruits if they're propagated with the layering method?

Many fruit trees take years to bear fruits. For example, apple trees can take two to seven years depending on their rootstock, and up to around 10 years if seed grown. Another interesting example is ...
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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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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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Which pesticide should I use for the orange trees?

My orange tree seems to have some disease. The leaves are bubbled and curled. Does anybody know the name of the disease? Which pesticide should I use to cure it?
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Does a Pear tree get more fruit on the side facing the sun?

We have a large (more than 12 meters high) Pear tree in our garden. I have the feeling that it gets more fruit on the south facing side (I live in Sweden, so that would be the side facing the sun). I ...
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How to grow a grafted avocado in bad soil?

I live in St.Croix and want to plant into the ground a grafted avocado tree that is 2'ft (60 cm) high. I live close to the ocean. I see lots of mango trees in the neighborhood, but few if any ...
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Plum tree set fruit but now it's all gone

My plum tree - 4 years old but pruned incorrectly in 2nd year so was hoping for fruit this year - blossomed beautifully and tiny green fruits appeared. Now a few weeks later I can't see any fruit on ...
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What is wrong with my potted mango tree?

I started growing these in 2016. One is doing good but growing very slowly. The other one grew fast but now the leaves at the top are dying but yet at the bottom, new branches are growing. I live in ...
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What causes dark brown spots on guava fruit?

I am from India and I see that young guava fruits have dark black/brown spots on them. I grow them at my home. I have attached photos of the fruits. Could someone help in identifying the disease and ...
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How to maximize the fruit yield in a small garden

I have a small backyard - around 100 square meters. I want to use a part of it to plant some fruit trees. What fruit trees should I pick in order to get the maximal amount of edible fruits per year? ...
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Why hasn't my 15 year old tamarind tree ever borne fruit?

In my garden, there is a tamarind tree, which is 15 years old. It has never produced fruits, not even a single time. What can be the issue with it? There are around 10 coconut trees and 2 mango ...
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Fast growing trees for shade & fruits in Sri Ganganagar, Rajasthan

I am presently in Sri Ganganagar, Rajasthan bordering Punjab & Rajasthan. I want to grow a miniature forest in my backyard, I request to suggest fast growing trees for shade & fruits. I have ...
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Remove turf before laying weed membrane around fruit bushes?

I planted several fruit bushes in my small orcharda couple of years ago and left the grass in place for aesthetic reasons, thinking it would look nice... But this is probably the reason they are ...
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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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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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Why is my Mango leaves turning brown?

Can someone help me?!?!? I started leaving my mango plant outside so it can get used to it, but 2 days later the leaves started turning brown! It was fine the first day, but when I woke up in the ...
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Why is my passion fruit's leaves are yellow? Is it dying?

I've bought a plant of passion fruit. Recently I've changed the ground of it. Several days ago the leaves began to be yellow and curled up. The photos are below. Could you please give an advise how ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Does anyone know how to remedy fire-blight?

Our neighborhood apple trees all have fireblight, I do see one tree with apples starting to appear, but the others do not have fruit.
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Growing patio/dwarf fruit trees to half standard

Is it possible to grow trees larger than their intended (nursery) size? My mom accidentally bought a 'patio' cherry tree supposedly it will grow to 1.4meter/4,6ft I was wondering if I could try and ...
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why do the leaves of my papaya tree twist and dry

I have papaya and mango saplings. But there are such problems on their leaves. Could you please help me ??I wanted to send a photo but I could not upload it.
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Does chicken manure interfere with fruit trees?

I have a lemon and orange tree which chickens roost in and poo around and causing the trees not to bear much fruit. What can I do to eliminate the nitrogen in the soil? I cannot move the chickens ...
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Question about pruning and health of Orange tree

I am in south Louisiana, and we recently have had a much colder than average winter. I have an orange tree in my backyard and I was planning on pruning it in the spring, and I am wondering about the ...
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Lumpy oranges and pruning

Why are my oranges lumpy and they only grow in the top of the tree out of reach? Can I trim to a more manageable height?
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Plums half sweet and half sour

When I purchased my house last year I hoped that the tree with purple leaves in my front yard would produce fruit. Fortunately it has produced little plums about the size of a golf ball. This is my ...
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Peach Tree, bark darkening and peeling/cracking

I have two peach trees in close proximity to each other. One is healthy and shows no signs on distress, however the other one... Leaves did not fully come in. Has areas of darkened bark that ooze ...
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How to identify Amelanchier species

I am going to take cuttings from an Amelanchier tree this spring. I would like to know what differentiates the various species (height, leaf shape, bark, etc.) in order to identify it. The tree is ...
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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 ...