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I bought an almond tree (prunus dulcis) in mid May. It had no leaves but I thought I would try and save it. I watered and fed it, as recommended. Two weeks later (30th May) it still has no leaves or new buds but, if I cut through a side shoot it is green and alive inside. Question. Does anyone think it might survive or will lack of photosynthesis kill it ?



Lack of photosynthesis won't kill it, but it may already be dying. All you can do is keep it well watered and keep your fingers crossed...

30 May, 2011


Thanks Bamboo.

30 May, 2011


Lately, I have been having success in sprouting "stubborn" bare root trees by watering them with a solution of 1 tablespoon of white sugar, 1 teaspoon of seaweed extract, mixed in 1 gallon of water. Mix up a gallon for every 2 feet of height of the tree. Also make sure the tree isn't planted too deep, and that it is getting watered deeply enough.

31 May, 2011


Thanks Tugbrethil

31 May, 2011

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