Cherry Tree Care – How To Grow Cherry Trees
Have you been thinking about planting cherry trees? Whether grown for its fruit or blossoms, this article gives tips on how to grow a cherry tree in your garden. Click here to learn more.
Whether new to gardening or an old pro, growing cherry trees in the landscape can be a fun experience, especially when you’re armed with plenty of cherry tree info. The following articles can help with that. Here you will find everything from how to grow and care for cherry trees to pruning cherries and managing cherry tree problems.
Trees in the Prunus family, such as cherry or plum, are highly susceptible to a serious fall producing fungal disease known as cherry black knot disease or just black knot. Click here for more cherry black knot information.
Cherry leaves with spots are the first symptoms of cherry leaf spot. The spots on cherry leaves are easy to confuse with several other fungal diseases. Knowing what the signs are and implementing early treatment can help save your crop. Learn more here.
If you have a cherry tree with leaves peppered with small circular red to purple spots, you may have a cherry leaf spot issue. What’s cherry leaf spot? Click here to find out how to identify a cherry tree with leaf spot and what to do if you have leaf spots on cherries.
Cherry rust is a not uncommon fungal infection that causes early leaf drop in not just cherries, but also peaches and plums. In most cases, this is not a serious infection but should always be taken seriously and managed as necessary. This article will help.
Black cherry aphids are a problem of cherry growers across nearly every region of the United States. While the pests will feed on any type of cherry, sweet cherries are most susceptible. Click here for more black cherry aphid information.
Most people purchase a cherry tree from a nursery, but there are two ways you can propagate a cherry tree - by seed or you can propagate cherry trees from cuttings. Find out how to grow cherries from a cutting and planting cherry tree cuttings in this article.
Love cherries but have very little gardening space? No problem, try planting cherry trees in pots. The following article contains information on how to grow cherry trees in containers and how to care for container grown cherry trees.
Cherry tree guilds use a cherry tree as the centerpiece of the planting area. You fill out the guild with understory plants that improve the soil, manipulate insects or otherwise increase your fruit yields. For more information, this article will help.
Bacterial canker of cherry trees is a killer. When young sweet cherry trees die, the cause is more likely to be bacterial canker of cherry than any other disease in wet, cool areas. If you want more information about the latest methods of treating bacterial canker, click this article.
When it comes to fertilizing cherry trees, less is better. Many appropriately planted backyard cherry trees do not require much fertilizer. Learn about when to fertilize cherry trees, and when cherry tree fertilizer is a bad idea in this article.
It’s not very common, but once X disease hits, it’s easily spreadable, hard to eradicate, and can mean the end of many of your cherry trees (even your entire orchard). Learn more about X disease symptoms and how to treat cherry tree X disease here.
While sweet cherries are eaten straight, sour cherries are hard to eat on their own. You can bake a pie with sweet cherries, but pies are what sour (or tart) cherries are made for. Learn more about what kind of cherries are good for pies in this article.
There are two types of borers that commonly infest cherry trees: the peach tree borer and the shot-hole borer. Unfortunately, both types of cherry tree wood borers can be difficult to control. Learn more about these unwanted pests here.
You go to examine your beloved cherry tree and find something unsettling: globs of sap oozing through the bark. A tree losing sap isn’t dire, but it’s probably a sign of another problem. Click here to learn about the causes of bleeding cherry trees.
Western cherry fruit files are small pests, but they do big damage in home gardens and commercial orchards across the western United States. Find more western cherry fruit fly information in this article.
If your cherry tree has abnormal growths on its trunk or roots, it may be the victim of cherry tree crown gall. Learn more about crown fall on cherry trees and what to do about it in this article. Click here for more information.
Thinning cherry trees is usually not necessary. However, if your cherry tree has a heavy load on its branches, you might consider thinning it. To learn how to thin out a cherry tree and when to thin cherries, this article will help.
Do cherry trees cross pollinate? Most cherry trees require cross pollination, or the assistance of another of the species. But not all cherry trees need a compatible cultivar, so how do cherry trees pollinate? Click here to find out.
I love Bing cherries and no doubt this variety of cherry is one most of us are familiar with. However, there are a number of cherry tree types. Among the varieties of cherry trees, is there a cherry tree suited for your landscape? Click here to learn more.
Common cherry tree diseases have recognizable symptoms. Check out the following article to learn more about cherry tree problems and the best methods of treating diseases of cherry trees. Click here for additional information.
If you are a cherry lover, you’ve probably spit your share of cherry pits, or maybe it’s just me. At any rate, have you ever wondered “can you grow a cherry tree pit?” If so, how do you grow cherry trees from pits? This article will help.
One of the most annoying aspects of cherry growing is split cherry fruit. What is the reason for cherry fruits that are split open? Is there anything that can prevent fruit split in cherries? This article should help answer these questions.
All fruiting trees need to be pruned and cherry trees are no exception. Whether sweet, sour or weeping, knowing when to prune a cherry tree and the correct method for cutting back cherries is a valuable tool. Learn more about cherry tree pruning care in this article.
Whether plucked straight from the tree or cooked into blue ribbon pie, cherries are synonymous with fun in the sun. How then do you know when to pick cherries? Read this article for tips on harvesting cherries from your tree.
Growing black cherries have low branches which tend to droop and brush the ground. These wild cherry trees can make good additions to the home landscape. Read this article to learn more.
Nothing is more frustrating than growing a cherry tree that refuses to bear fruit. Learn more about why cherry tree problems like this happen and what you can do in this article.