Top Questions About Plucot Trees

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Questions About Plucot Trees

Asked by
holly on
May 25, 2011

Q. Plucot Tree Has No Flowers

Tree has abundant foliage, but no flowers for last two years. Tree is about 4 or 5 years old.

Answered by
Heather on
June 1, 2011
Certified Expert
A.

It sounds like it has too much nitrogen. Is it planted near a lawn that gets fertilized? Lawn fertilizer runoff can often cause nearby plants to not flower. Add some bone meal around the tree to boost the phosphorous and try to keep nitrogen heavy fertilizers away from it.

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Asked by
Adeline Palmer on
October 20, 2016

Q. plucots

If I have two Spring Satin Pluots, do they need an additional cross pollinator?

Answered by
Alisma on
October 21, 2016
Certified Expert
A.

Yes, this tree should be cross-pollinated by a plum of a different variety. Japanese plum varieties are the best option. It can set a small amount of fruit without a cross-pollinator, but this will be much less than its fruiting capacity.

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