Cherry & Plum Trees Have Few Flowers

Discussion in 'Outdoor Gardening in the Pacific Northwest' started by latkins, Apr 26, 2010.

  1. latkins

    latkins Member

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    I have 2 Mount Fuji Cherry trees and one plum tree planted about 4 years ago that look very healthy with beautiful bark and nice leaves. However, each year I only get a few blossoms which fall after about 2weeks. Not sure why this is happening. Perhaps the soil is not great or they're not getting enough water? Should I maybe try those stick fertilizers to plant at their base?
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  2. Green Crown

    Green Crown Active Member 10 Years

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    Maybe try a light pruning (<25%) early next spring. Sometimes the stress can induce flowering.
     
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  3. Ron B

    Ron B Paragon of Plants 10 Years

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    Don't do anything until you find out what the problem is.
     

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