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Victoia plum trees - some branches no fruit


By Timid

United Kingdom Gb

I have two Victoria plum trees - this is the third season.
Why is it some branches bear fruit and some don' t
consistently? How do you prune and when?



Does it flower? Mine flowered well but we had 4 fruits!! The pigeons sit in the tree and eat the flowers/buds!! It's best to only prune plums in summer (July-ish) as they may get silver leaf disease otherwise. Fruit should be thinned to one every 4 inches otherwise the tree may only bear fruit in alternate years.

3 Sep, 2009

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