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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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Mysterious Brown bumps; bugs, bug eggs, or maybe disease?

As it is springtime, I'm looking over my many plants (I'm located in Seattle) and I saw these brown bumps, they are one one of my for Little hazelnut trees. At least that's all I have found so far. ...
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Almond twin seedling

I accidentally dug out an almond seedling to realize that all the 3 shoots come from the same seed. Is this a common occurrence? What is the branch in the middle with a brownish tip that I broke ...
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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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Can I get a productive nut tree in the north of England?

I have been thinking about planting a tree that produces some kind of nuts. I've seen for example almond and walnut trees for sale but have always assumed they would be just decorative in northern ...
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Do walnut trees grow in rain forests?

A few things that I'm interested to know about: What's the required temperature for growing walnut trees (Juglans regia)? Do they grow in hill areas? How long does it take to produce fruit from the ...
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Why aren't my pecan nut trees fruiting?

I bought a couple of grafted pecan nut trees 2 years ago. They both had small fruit in the last two seasons but I'm yet to taste one as none of them matured. The young fruits all fell during the hot ...
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What can I do with this broken leader on a black walnut?

In August, a wind storm split this black walnut's leader. The leader broke again higher up, and came completely off, but a large part of the main stem (lower down) is still attached, and although it's ...
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Why doesn't the UK produce hazelnuts, chestnuts and walnuts, despite having suitable climatic and horticultural conditions?

In my home country, Italy, and countries with similar climatic conditions, such as Georgia or Turkey, these nuts are grown and exported in great quantities. In southern Italy, in particular, hazelnuts....
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What tree does this nut come from? Is it a walnut?

I was hoping someone can help me identify this nut and the tree it goes with. I found a bunch of these near my truck when I went to my Uncle's mountain place in Grayson County, Virginia. I'm pretty ...
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What are some of the best fast-growing trees for both shade and fruit/nuts?

I want to grow a bunch of trees in my garden for shade. Which trees will grow fast and are also useful for fruits or nuts?. By the way, I am in South India - Chennai (Madras)
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Why would a walnut tree lose all its leaves in ten minutes?

I watched a walnut tree lose all its leaves in about ten minutes one time some years ago and I was wondering if this is something that is normal and if not would there be a simple explanation for it. ...
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Please help identify a type of chestnut tree

My father is wanting to get and plant a few trees this year. One that he's been talking my ear off about is one that he used to eat the nuts of when he was younger. Keeping in mind that his childhood ...
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Is it possible for an almond tree to grow in a tropical country?

I have been searching in Google, but I got neither information or reference regarding this issue. I'm wondering is it possible for an almond tree to grow in a tropical country such as Indonesia? If ...
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What can I do for my burned almond tree?

My husband and father-in-law planted an almond tree 2 years ago. It is about 9 feet tall and was growing really well and was healthy. Lately it has been covered in beetles and the leaves have been ...
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Which walnut varieties are best for eating?

It looks like English walnut (Juglans regia) is the tree that produces the walnuts you'd get in the supermarket. Does black walnut (J. nigra) produce nuts that are worth eating? Are there varieties ...
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Nursing of chestnut sproutings indoors

I collected a bag of tame chestnuts when they fell in August. A few weeks later I found most of them had sprouted in the bag so I planted them in potting mix and they are progressing. The best result ...
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Is there an almond that grows inside a peach?

I see that Luther Burbank wrote a book on the subject around a hundred years ago. But I don't have access to that book. Was he, or anyone else, successful? I thought that I had seen something like ...
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Can I grow chestnuts or hazelnuts indoors? If yes, how?

Can I grow chestnut or hazelnut trees indoors? If yes, how? If not, how can I grow them outdoors?