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By Rohima

West Midlands, United Kingdom Gb

Hello every one. 3 years ago i planted a plum tree. At the time i didn't know that i had to treat the the area that the branches broke off during strong winds we had, hence disease set in and it died. I am now thinking of planting another plum and an apple tree. Would it be safe to grow in the same spot again or should i avoid the area now and for how long. All advise appreciated, thank you.



Hello Rohima. They both should be fine to plant in the same spot if you add a little rootgrow (friendly root fungus) when you plant available at all good garden centres. One sachet £3.99 will be more than enough for two trees and you only do this once as the fungus stays on the roots for the trees life. It helps it with food uptake and keeps the roots healthy too.

28 Jul, 2010


Thank you fractal,that was very helpful. I would not have thought about using rootgrow. I was quite sad when i lost the plum tree as it was a mothers day present. I now a bit more of their needs so hopefully will be more successful 2nd time round. will wait until autumn tho.

28 Jul, 2010

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