Questions tagged: fruit trees

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John
Answer: Dear John, Yates do not produce a book on how to espalier fruit trees, but you might like to contact Fleming’s Nurseries. They have an excel...
Answered: 10:09AM, 15 Jan 2010
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Paul
Answer: Dear Paul, It is hard to know why your fruit trees are not growing well especially as you have already given them some fertiliser. It is best to u...
Answered: 02:14PM, 15 Jan 2010
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DEBRA
Answer: Hi Debra, it is difficult to guarantee long term health of these trees under concrete with only a 50cm hole. The soil will not be able to have the...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
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Answered: 07:03AM, 07 Apr 2010
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Ray
Answer: Hi there, Without more information on the conditions and what you have sprayed it is hard to give you a definate answer.If you have any other infor...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
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Answered: 08:55AM, 09 Apr 2010
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Chris
Answer: Hi Chris, not the best idea because the feeder roots are just below the surface and cover the outer 75% of drip area of the tree. Perhaps you cou...
Category: Fertilising
Answered: 07:01AM, 01 Jul 2010
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Anne
Answer: Dear Anne, It does sound like there are a couple of insects that have attacked your plum tree. The lumps on the stems does sound like scale. This ...
Answered: 03:56PM, 08 Apr 2011
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Maryline
Answer: Hi There, The best time to move your avocado is after it has stopped producing fruit and before the weather gets hot. Use some seaweed concentrate ...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
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Answered: 07:52AM, 29 Jul 2011
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John
Answer: Hi John, Citrus fruit is generally removed in the first year to help establish a good root system. All other fruit trees do not require this as th...
Category: General
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Answered: 09:51AM, 23 Sep 2011
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Angela
Answer: Hi Angela, Generally speaking loquats are easy to grow and like a rich but well drained soil. If they are a older variety they can take some time t...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
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Answered: 10:40AM, 29 Sep 2011
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ivana
Answer: Hi Ivana, It would be good to know if your father’s fruit trees have ever flowered. At this time of the year the plum and nectarine should s...
Answered: 12:42PM, 13 Aug 2012
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Answer: Hi Mr. Herbertson, Could you let me know which types of fruit trees you are wanting to spray? Look forward to hearing back from you.
Answered: 12:32PM, 14 Sep 2012
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Amanda
Answer: Hi Amanda, It is difficult to know why your fruit trees aren’t producing fruit for you. Fruit trees require a sunny, well drained spot in yo...
Answered: 09:13AM, 03 Oct 2012
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Allison
Answer: Hi Allison, There can be a number of reasons why flowers and small fruit can fall prematurely from fruit trees. If the tree is only young and less ...
Answered: 11:49AM, 21 Nov 2012
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James
Answer: Hi James, Your fruit trees are only young. They will start to grow when they have sufficiently developed a good root system. You have obviously i...
Answered: 04:31PM, 12 Jun 2013
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jane
Answer: Hi Jane, Its a bit late to spray for leaf curl which you normally have to spray with a copper spray at bud swell. For the moment use some seaweed c...
Category: Diseases
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Answered: 02:34PM, 20 Sep 2013
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karen
Answer: Hi karen, if your in an area that gets fruit fly it would be good practise to start using Natures way fruit fly control to help protect the fruit. ...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
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Answered: 09:48AM, 17 Sep 2014
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Karyn
Answer: Hi Karyn, try using some Thrive flower and fruit will its actively growing complemented by some dynamic lifter organic plant food for all round hea...
Category: Fertilising
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Answered: 01:30PM, 30 Sep 2014
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Alicja
Answer: Hi Alicja, if its only a small tree then I wouldn’t suggest to prune it yet. Scape back the stems and make sure they are green and try using ...
Category: General
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Answered: 08:03AM, 01 Oct 2014
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robyn
Answer: Hi Robyn, You can use Dynamic lifter organic plant food, and at this time of the year try some sulphate of potash that will help with flower and fr...
Category: Fertilising
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Answered: 02:41PM, 10 Oct 2014
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Gwenith
Answer: Hi Gwenith, Sometimes when you have damage to the fruit it can be caused by an insect like fruit fly intitially (check for maggots in the centre of...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
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Answered: 11:40AM, 15 Jan 2015
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shane
Answer: Fruit trees are a great addition to a garden. When to plant the trees really depends on what you are planting. Evergreen fruit trees should be plan...
Answered: 02:07PM, 20 Mar 2015
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Mel
Answer: Frosts can be devastating to a garden although plants do have strategies to survive frost. You don’t need to be too concerned about your deci...
Answered: 09:30AM, 07 Apr 2015
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Hank
Answer: Hi Hank, When growing deciduous fruit trees once you start to include a good organic soil the beneficial insects like the earthworms will do all th...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
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Answered: 09:23AM, 09 Apr 2015
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jodee
Answer: Hi Jodee, Can you tell me what type of fruit tree you are referring to. Do you have stonefruit/citrus/tropical fruits. If you could let me know, I ...
Answered: 12:08PM, 12 Aug 2015
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Jenny
Answer: Hi Jenny I wouldn’t spray anymore until the end of winter before bud burst, use some sulphate of potash around the roots and use a good mulch...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
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Answered: 09:09AM, 29 Jun 2016
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neha
Answer: Hi Neha, sometimes even when you spray, you may still have leaf curl. You need to spray late winter at budswell which is the right time. So you hav...
Category: Lawns
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Answered: 08:04AM, 30 Jun 2016
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phillip
Answer: Hi Phillip, sometimes it can take a while for fruit trees to produce because all of there energy is going into the fruit. Make sure its growing in ...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
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Answered: 02:51PM, 19 Jul 2016