Cherry Trees
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Cherry Fruit Not Setting

Zone South West WA | shalital added on October 29, 2012 | Answered

I am growing cherries - fruit starts to set but then stops growing when it is really small. We have had lots of chill and there were heaps of blossom and bees?

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Heather
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Answered on November 6, 2012

If it stops growing when it is small, it is likely a pollination issue. Most sweet cherry trees are not self pollinating, so you need two in order to get fruit. I would recommend getting another variety of cherry and planting it nearby. This should clear up the issue.

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