Posts Tagged ‘plum’

Fruit – Pruning

Winter and early spring are the best time to prune fruiting plants, whether trees, vines or bushes. The purpose of pruning is to train a plant to its strongest form and to get the correct ratio of leaves to developing...

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Fruit – Homeowner Spray Guide

Georgia is a great state for fruit production. Unfortunately, it is also a great state for the insects and diseases which limit fruit production. Growing fruit organically is possible…but it demands a huge amount of time and effort. Most novices...

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Peach – Plum Curculio

Q: The peaches on my peach tree are oozing a clear sap. This is becoming a yearly problem and I am picking lots of them off the tree. I do spray for disease and insects, but what I am using...

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Gummosis – On Peach, Cherry, Plum

Q: What is happening to my plum tree? It finished bearing plums in July and now the trunk is a sea of sap! Should I do anything? A: I think it’s gummosis, a condition that’s very difficult to control on...

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