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Plum Tree Question

Post: #258263 sleepyowl
Tue Apr 10, 2012 8:43 am

My plum tree is still yet to get leaves on it, I water it & everything but do they go into leaf after cherries as my cherries already have leaves
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Re: Plum Tree Question

Post: #258267 boboff
Tue Apr 10, 2012 8:53 am

I would leave it a few weeks as it's a how long a piece of string question I think, as it depends on variety of fruit and root stock.

We live in a wooded valley and it's amazing that trees leaf at different times, and the same varieties are delayed 3 or 4 weeks depending on there own little micro climate. This is true also of your plum.

If your twigs are still bendy and don't snap it is alive and will be fine, if it's dead, then it still will be in a month.
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Re: Plum Tree Question

Post: #258273 oldjerry
Tue Apr 10, 2012 9:56 am

I'm looking at 2 greengages through the window,about 20 miles from you,no leaves,blossom just emerging........be patient!!

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Re: Plum Tree Question

Post: #258285 phil55494
Tue Apr 10, 2012 12:05 pm

The leaves are only just starting to appear on the plum tree in the garden here so I doubt it is a problem with the tree yet.

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Re: Plum Tree Question

Post: #258290 Zech
Tue Apr 10, 2012 1:15 pm

About a week ago I was disappointed that there'd be no blossom on my fruit trees in time for Easter. Then it snowed, and I was very glad I'd chosen late flowering varieties! No leaves yet, either.
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Re: Plum Tree Question

Post: #259545 sleepyowl
Mon Apr 30, 2012 2:10 pm

it has now just started to do something
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