Why is grafted cherry tree dropping fruit

averil(8b)May 11, 2013

Hi folks I need some advice if poss. Last year I bought a grafted cherry which was over wintered in an unheated greenhouse. It is still there because it is thriving and our weather not so good. All the little cherries are turning yellow and dropping off. Any ideas. I'm maybe no good with these. I had three peaches on another tree and only one left
Thanks for any advice
Kind regards
Averil UK

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fruitnut Z7 4500ft SW TX

Sweet cherries, except the self fertile varieties, need a pollinator variety and bees. Lack of pollination is the common cause of what you describe.

Peaches are self fertile but a young tree may not set any the first year or two.

    Bookmark   May 11, 2013 at 12:54PM
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Thank you fruit nut. Next year I shall let the bees in
Kind regards
Averil Uk

    Bookmark   May 11, 2013 at 1:58PM
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Or maybe let the tree out. Is it potted or in the ground?

    Bookmark   May 11, 2013 at 2:20PM
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