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Archive for May, 2017

Victoria plums

We had to move two established plum trees due to an extension going up at our new property. We carefully removed them and situated them in a new location not to far from the original spot during last winter. Both of them had blossom and new leaf in spring. However, one is doing very well with lots on new leaf growth and fruit, the other has very few leaves but masses of new fruit. We are concerned that all its efforts are being put into fruiting and may kill the tree. Can we strip all or some of the small olive size plums off to help the tree regain its strength, and also what liquid feed would be best? Any thoughts would be appreciated.

Anthony Lopez-Rodriguez

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Saskatoon fruit clusters

I bought three Saskatoon three years ago. However, only one has flowered and produced fruit. They are all grown in the same conditions. Any ideas why?

Laine Greenland

A few years ago we published an article on our main website about the Saskatoon by John Stoa and his success in growing this fruit in Scotland. Saskatoons are a commercial crop in Canada and the US.

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