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'How To Prune Cherry Tree'

How To Grow Fruit Trees

…difficult to put mistakes right later on. * Apple and pear tree pruning should be carried out in the winter months, between November and February, when the tree is dormant and it is easier to see the shape of the tree. If you're growing cherry trees, plums, apricots or peaches these should be pruned

Silver Leaf Fungus | Pests & Diseases | Gardening Information

…so Cherries should never be pruned at this time. Prune your cherry during summer instead when the wounds will heal much quicker. Why is our Victoria Plum Tree dropping sprindley branches which have curled leaves since it was pruned in January? Plums (particularly Victoria) are highly susceptible to

Patio Fruit | Pruning | Gardening Information

…Terms * 'How to' Gardening Guides * News * Video Library Patio Fruit - Pruning Commonly asked question(s): - Do I need to prune my patio fruit trees? Do I need to prune my patio fruit trees? Yes, you should prune your patio fruit in exactly the same way as you would prune larger fruit trees. If they…

What to do in the garden in July

…leaves. * • Prune your plum, apricot, peach and cherry trees now. Pruning these species in the summer reduces the risk of these trees getting silver leaf disease. * • If you've trained your apples and pears as cordons, fans or espaliers, give them their summer prune now to maintain a good…

How to grow tomatoes

…from tiny cherry tomatoes to big beefsteak tomatoes they are ideal for gardens of any size, including patios, balconies, window boxes and even hanging baskets. Follow our tomato growing guide below to learn how to grow tomatoes successfully. Take a look at our tomato selector guide to help you…

Blossom Wilt | Pests & Diseases

…for Beginners * Glossary of Gardening Terms * 'How to' Gardening Guides * News * Video Library Blossom Wilt - Diseases Commonly asked question(s): - Why does my cherry blossom tree always wither and die in spring time? Why does my cherry blossom tree always wither and die in spring time? It sounds…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 22nd August 2014

…troublesome to dig in. I hope this helps you to decide, Sarah * Ann Olson-Neumann * When is the best time of Autumn to cut back / prune my apple & cherry trees. Also how far from the branch - meaning the minimum of branch left. They are not OLD TREES 5yrs, still small girth. I want to prune hard as…

What to do in the garden in March

…borders or under cloches. In the fruit garden * Plant apple trees , cherry trees and other fruit trees now in a sunny, sheltered spot. * • Continue to plant raspberry canes. * • Cut autumn-fruiting raspberry canes to the ground to stimulate new canes, which will fruit in the autumn. Cut…

What to do in the garden in February

…• Continue to plant raspberry canes for the coming summer. * • Prune apple trees and pear trees whilst they're still dormant. Leave plum trees, cherry trees and apricots until the summer as pruning these fruit trees now will make them susceptible to Silver Leaf disease. * • Prune

Pests & Diseases | How to Prevent and Control Pests & Diseases

…- How do I kill scale insects on cyclamen plants? - What are the small white 'blobs' on the underside of some of the leaves of my cherry tree? and how do I get rid of them? - Why are all the leaves on my bay tree turning pale brown with spots? Slugs - What preventative measures can I use to stop…

What to do in the garden in January

…• Begin pruning your apple trees and pear trees if you haven't done so already - this is best done whilst they are dormant. * • Leave plums, cherries and apricots unpruned until the summer as pruning these fruit trees now will make them susceptible to silver leaf infections. * • Prune

What to do in the garden in August

…curtains. * • Protect your crops with a bird scarer made from CDs tied to strings. * • Harvest your fruit trees - cherries, plums, peaches, nectarines and apricots should all be ripe now! Early varieties of apple trees will be ready towards the end of the month. * • If you have a glut…

Brown Rot | Pests & Diseases

…Glossary of Gardening Terms * 'How to' Gardening Guides * News * Video Library Brown Rot - Diseases Commonly asked question(s): - Why does my cherry blossom tree always wither and die in spring time? - Why have I got mould on my cherries? Why does my cherry blossom tree always wither and die in…

Gardening Questions & Answers

…back to you during her next gardening Q&A session. Q&A from 22/08/2014 * How to take Rose cuttings. * sowing seeds in cells vs. trays. * Which Green Manure to use. * Pruning Apple and Cherry trees. * Planting suggestions for privacy. Q&A from 08/08/2014 * How to renovate a border. * How to control…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 3rd May 2013

…off to give them room to grow. I hope this helps Angela, good luck. Name: Margaret Mccartney Question: Yes how can I stop black fly attacking my cherry tree this year? Answer: Hi Margaret, although unsightly, cherry blackfly doesn't normally affect flowering and fruiting. For ornamental cherries you…

Thomnpson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer session 7th March 2014

…If you are hoping to have a go at grafting then the spring is the time to do it, just as the buds of the rootstock are beginning to open. Let us know how you get on. Name: Pauline Petros Question: Hi Sue - I gave the old apple tree that I inherited when I moved a severe pruning last spring opening…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Session 22nd July 2011

…Suckers - hopefully this will keep your tree healthy for the rest of the summer! Good luck Denys, let us know how you get on. Name: Carol Burton Question: My peach tree had lots of blossom this year, but some of the leaves at the tips of the branches seemed to get blisters on them, shriveled up and…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 18th May 2012

…Infection can be controlled by pruning during the summer months only when the wounds will heal quickly. Apricot trees should be sprayed with Bordeaux mixture in autumn to help control peach leaf curl, and this will also help to prevent bacterial canker. However, young trees that have become infected…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 30th May 2014

to be a disease of some sort, such as cherry leaf scorch. However it is still worth checking that there is no obvious mechanical damage to the tree, and no obvious changes to its growing conditions. If you have some pictures or can describe the symptoms in more detail then it might be possible to

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 9th December 2011

…I have a what i think is 2 years old cherry blossom tree. However i want the tree to branch out more because it seems the branches are just going up and up in a long line. Shall i prune the tops out and when is it a good time to do this as i dont want to lose next years spring flowers. Thanks…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 9th March 2012

to plant out a cherry tree in the garden as adore the blossom and also want a mimosa for the fragrance please, my garden gets very hot, has dry soil and sun almost all day. Any tips on variety to buy please? I do like the prunus "pink perfection" variety. Thanks very much. Answer: Hi Sarah. Cherry

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 15th June 2012

…and burn it to prevent spores overwintering among your roses. Try to keep an eye out for stem lesions too - these can be pruned out in early spring before the leaves emerge. I hope this helps, Steve. Name: Sara Le Page Question: My strawberries have long white worms in them..HORRID, How can I stop…