Cherry Trees
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My multiple variety cherry tree has not produced many cherries. Lots of bloom, but they dry up and fall off. The tree is 4 to 5

Zone 98027 | cookingrandma added on July 29, 2019 | Answered

years old. It does have canker that I am trying to control. Has come back for 3 years. Should I cut the tree down.

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BushDoctor
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Answered on July 30, 2019

It is likely a combination of issues. I do believe that the canker has a bit to do with the problem. This could, likely, be a fungal issue which can prevent proper fruitset.

You should treat this with the appropriate fungicide. These articles will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/info/using-fungicides-in-garden.htm

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/cherry/bacterial-canker-on-cherries.htm

Alternatively, you could be facing environmental factors. This article will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/cherry/cherry-tree-not-fruiting.htm

This article will help you with cherry tree care: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/cherry/cherry-tree-care.htm

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