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what's wrong with my cherries

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for the last two years the cherries on my tree wither and fall off when they are about marble size




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If the tree is otherwise healthy, the usual cause is drought, or water shortage, at the wrong time - the tree sacrifices the fruit first, then the leaves if it's suffering. Cherries are shallow rooting and therefore are prone to drying out, and we've had two spells of dry with lots of wind, which helps to dry the soil too.

14 Jun, 2009

 

Yes I agree. Drought!

15 Jun, 2009

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