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This page contains tips and advice about growing fruit trees.
Why Fruit Trees Fail to Produce
Many factors can affect a tree's ability to bear fruit, some of which are completely out of your control. Weather, for example. An unexpected late frost can damage blossoms or young fruit, and cause your entire crop to fail.
Leaves Dying on an Avocado Plant
If the leaves on your avocado plant are dying, it may be a sign of serious stress from something like a fungus or parasite. Leaves dying on an avocado plant is not a sign of good plant health.
Hardy Fruit Trees For The Backyard Orchard
Most gardeners have only limited amounts of space, so deciding what type of fruit trees to plant warrants careful consideration. You need to know which fruits grow best in your zone, how much space you will need, and what types of yields you can expect in return for your investment.
Plums Falling Before They Are Ripe
Why do the plums fall off the tree every year before they are ripe. I do everything I was told to do but nothing helps. Opening it, spraying it, etc., I think I'll cut it this fall, unfortunately.
Do I Need to Remove Fruit from My Fruit Tree?
I have a naval orange tree that is loaded down with new fruit. Do I need to get rid of most of the fruit? I know that the branches will not support the weight of more than one or two naval oranges. I also have the same problem with my lime trees. Thanks for any help you can give.
Growing Figs in Containers
Fig trees do best in the southern half of the country, but they can also be grown in protected locations along the Atlantic coast as far north as New York. In colder climates, or for gardeners with limited growing space, growing them in containers is a practical option.
Avocado Tree Leaves Turning Brown
Whether your tree is outdoors or being grown inside, browning leaves indicates a problem you will need to identify. This is a guide about avocado tree leaves turning brown.
Can You Eat Cherries from a Weeping Cherry Tree?
Where the fruit on an ornamental cherry tree is good to eat may depend on the variety. In any case it will probably not be as tasty as that on a cherry tree grown for its fruit. This is a guide about eating cherries from a weeping cherry tree.
Orange Trees Not Producing Pollen
There are a number of things to consider when trying to determine why your orange tree does not produce pollen. Factors such as variety, age, light, and fertilization need to be addressed. This is a guide about orange trees not producing pollen.
Now, here's something I bet most of you have never seen, Yoshino cherries. I think it's my first time, as well. Spotting these while deadheading a pansy bed beneath the tree has initiated a need to know.
If the Stem Snaps Off of an Avocado Will the Plant Die?
When growing an avocado from a pit it is possible that the stem can be damaged and break off. Whether that spells doom for the plant or not may depend on the degree of development of you plant below the soil. This is a guide about, "If the stem snaps off of an avocado will the plant die?.
Avocado Tree Not Growing
In order for an avocado tree to thrive there are a number of growing requirements such as light levels, temperature, pot size if in a container, and available moisture. This is a guide about avocado tree not growing.
Lemon and Lime Trees Not Flowering
We have a Meyer lemon tree and a key lime tree. We bought them at a nursery about 2 years ago. They are about 3 feet tall. The first year they flowered. Last winter although I covered them with sheets they got cold and almost looked dead. What can we do to get flowers and eventually fruit?
Avocado Plant Turning Brown
I grew my avocado plant from a seed last year and it has been growing fine, but a while ago the leaves turned brown and fell off. I thought it was because it grew out of the pot and transplanted it, but its turning brown from the top of the stalk down, can I save it?
Planting an Avocado Tree Outside
My avocado tree has grown to about 3 1/2 feet from the pit. I have had it in the house in a window since starting it, probably 2 or 3 years ago. I want to move it outside either in a larger pot or in the ground. I am in zone 7 or 8 in North Carolina. Can it survive being out doors?
Growing an Avocado from a Pit
I dropped an avocado pit and it split in half. Can it still grow roots and a stem if I put it back in water?
Meyers Lemon Tree Stopped Flowering After Transplant
I used to live in New Mexico and my Meyers lemon tree did great. I moved to northern Brazil and brought the tree. It grows great - almost like a bush, but quit producing lemons and flowers. Not sure what to do since it grows great.
Avocado Tree Never Fruits
My avocado tree, planted in the yard 20 years ago, has never fruited or even had blossoms. Last year it had blossoms, but they didn't turn into fruit. The tree we had cut down about 20 years ago would produce over 400 avocados every year. This tree is a seed from that tree.
134 Total Articles
Caring for an Avocado Tree
Coffee Grounds for Citrus Trees?
Starting a Cherry Tree from a Pit
Brown Leaves on a Loquat Tree
Caring for a Pear Tree
Natural Pesticide Solutions for Fruit Trees
Lemon Tree Not Blooming or...
Why Do Oranges Fall Before They Are Ripe?
Growing Fruit Trees in Pots
Growing Peach Trees from Pits
Rooting Fruit Tree Cuttings
Berries on a Bradford Pear Tree
Avocado Trees Losing Leaves
Green Oranges Splitting Before They Ripen
Propagating a Fig Tree
Orange Tree Cut Down, Will The Fruit Ripen?
Pear Trees Not Flowering
Growing Rainier Cherries from Seed
Red Growth on Peach Tree Leaves
How Long Before Peach Pits Sprout?
Tips of Avocado Tree Branches Turning Black
Why Fruit Trees Fail to Produce
Figs Are Not Ripening
Fig Tree Not Producing Fruit
Growing an Avocado Tree
Fruit Trees Not Producing Fruit
Do I Need to Remove Fruit from My Fruit...
Citrus Trees Not Producing Fruit
Growing Lemon Trees from Seed
Growing Rainier Cherries
Growing Saskatoon (Service Berry) Trees
Preventing Apple Maggots
Wild Cherry Tree Information and Photos
Growing a Loquat Tree
Growing Apple Trees
Avocado Tree Not Growing Fruit
Growing Citrus Trees
Growing Custard Apples
Growing Lime Trees
Growing a Honey Crisp Apple Tree
Growing Victoria Plums
Olive Trees Not Flowering
Growing Fruit Trees
Pruning a Fruit Tree
Cherry Tree Oozing Sap and Losing Bark
Loquat Tree Has Curled Leaves
Scales on Fig Tree Leaves
Cheap Tree Guard
Date Palm Fruit Small and Dry
Garden: Persimmons (Louisiana)
Cherimoya Tree Not Producing Fruit
Growing Plum Trees From Pits
Bugs on Indoor Lemon Tree
Starting Mango Seeds
Are There Green Plum Trees?
Scale, Ants, and Aphids on a Meyer Lemon Tree
Planting Cherry Pits in Tanzania
Cutting Down One of Two Apple Trees
What Does a Bing Cherry Sapling Look Like?
Cherry Tree Isn't Producing Fruit
Garden: Golden Plums (Louisiana)
Garden: Patio Peach Tree (Tennessee)
Peach Tree Not Leafing Out
Cherry Tree is Losing Leaves
Fruit on Peach Tree Does Not Mature and Falls Off
Training Fruit Trees to Form Hedges
Transplanting a Large Fig Tree
Something is Peeling the Lemons on My Tree
Improving the Juice Content of Citrus Fruit
Cleft Grafting a Mango
Keeping Bugs Out of Apples Naturally
How Do I Grow a Mango From Seed?
Growing a Dwarf Fig Outside
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