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'Can Plum Trees Be Grown In Pots'

Facebook Question and Answer session 10th August 2012

plum tree planted in a pot got yellowing leaves? Answer: Hi Samantha. It sounds as though your plum tree is struggling a bit. Yellowing leaves are often an indicator that some improvement is needed in the plants growing conditions. If you have had the tree growing in a pot for a while then it may be

How To Grow Fruit Trees

…rubbing on the stem. The stake can be removed after two years. * When growing fruit trees in pots, use a large container and soil-based potting compost such as John Innes No. 3. Containerised plants will need more frequent watering than those grown in the ground. Fruit Tree Planting Tips * To ensure…

What to do in the garden in February

…bushes can also still be planted between now and the spring. * • Protect the blossoms of apricots, peaches and nectarines. These stone fruit trees can also be planted now. * • Mulch fruit trees with well rotted manure or garden compost taking care not to mound mulch up around the trunk. In

What to do in the garden in November

pot of hyacinth bulbs for a simple but stunning display next spring. * • Plant out spring bedding displays of pansies, violas and primulas. * • Start to plant bare-root roses - they can be planted any time between now and March. * • Plant heathers, grasses and trailing ivy in pots for…

Fruit Rootstock Guide

…the ultimate size of the tree to such an extent that they can even be grown in large (60cm/2ft diameter) containers on your patio. However, it is worth noting that the container itself will also restrict the growth of a patio fruit tree. Therefore most miniature fruit trees will reach an approximate…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 2nd May 2014

…Horticultural Expert * Hi Tracey, this does sound like plum leaf-curling aphids which are most active in mid to late spring. In summer they can also be followed by mealy plum aphid. The stress of heavy infestation by these aphids could be causing the tree to abort fruit so it's best you tackle the…

Thompson and Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 12th July 2013

…as the neighbouring plum trees are thriving this is a bit of a puzzle! Unless your plum tree is sited in an area which would give it different soil conditions or a different micro-climate to the other trees it may be the plant itself. If you wanted to give your plum tree another chance you could…

How to grow tomatoes

can. If only a few plants are required sow two seeds into a 7.5cm (3in) pot and after germination remove the smaller plant. The seeds generally germinate in about 7 to 14 days at a temperature of around 21C (70F). Keep the compost moist, but be careful not to over-water as wet conditions can

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 24th January 2014

…Ann Olson-Neumann Question: My Plum & Triple (on one tree) Pear are due end March. What shall I get in preparation for planting.. Can't remember how deep to dig, especially on the Pear tree. Should it be just below the grafting point? I purchased these fruit trees from your good selves. Answer: Hi…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer session 2nd September 2011

…current growing conditions. However I can give you some general advice and hopefully something here will ring a bell with you. My immediate thought is that you may well be growing it in a container. If this is the case then it may have outgrown its pot as Bay trees have quite extensive root systems.…

Climbing Plants for Walls and Fences | Plants for a Purpose

…for your climbing plants. Tie in new shoots with soft garden twine. Garden structures for climbing plants need to be strong and secure as plants can become very heavy with age. Climbing plants for containers Both annual and perennial climbing plants can be grown in a container. Good annual climbing…