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Plum tree stopped fruiting

Posted by Bob_In_Colorado 5 - CO (My Page) on
Mon, Jun 13, 11 at 22:04

A couple years ago, my Mount Royal Plum tree gave us a huge harvest. My father in law made wine with them.

Last year and this year, the tree didn't flower or start fruit.

I was thinking of pruning heavily to grow 'new fruiting wood' since it hasn't really generated any new green wood last year or this year.

It's always been a good producer until the year we did a heavy harvest. Great, sweet plums. I miss them!


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RE: Plum tree stopped fruiting

Yup. Prune it up. Weather is a factor as well.

Dan


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RE: Plum tree stopped fruiting

Should I cut the branches back a third? Should I remove lower branches? You read so many things.

Thanks!


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