Plum, cherry plum, apricot

Modern varieties of plums can not be called unpretentious. They have certain requirements for planting, farming, fertilizers, and without these conditions, the trees can not be fruit-bearing, if not completely dead. We have repeatedly told in detail about the various stages of plum care and operations that need to be done with it, but in this article we want to collect all the main points for those who are just going to start this beautiful tree in their garden.

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You do not know what kind of plum is better to plant in the Moscow region and the middle lane? We have prepared for you detailed descriptions of the best varieties. Surely some of them will appeal to you. Varieties of plums can be divided into 3 groups depending on the ripening period: early, mid-season and late. And in each of these groups there will be the best representatives who are distinguished by unpretentiousness.

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To understand what exactly your pet is sick of, you need to know the signs of the development of a disease, and in order to overcome the disease in time, you must have information about the measures to combat it. We will talk about this in more detail. If one or several plum trees grow on your site, periodically inspect them and as soon as you notice something unusual, deviating from normal development or condition, take immediate action.

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Sometimes the cultivated variety of plum does not justify the hopes of the gardener - the crop is too small, the fruits do not mature well, or even tasteless. Plum inoculation will help to correct the situation. Plum is one of the three most popular garden trees along with apple and pear trees. Many people like fresh plums, and they also make blanks with pleasure: what a delicious jam, jam and juice are made from them!

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A colorless plum in a snow-white spring garden can upset any gardener, especially if he has been watching this picture not for the first season in a row. What could be the reason for the lack of flowers on the plum and how to cope with it? Plums are quite susceptible to frost, so there are years when there is no flowering not only in your garden, but in the whole area.

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Hybrid cherry plum is becoming increasingly popular in our gardens. This culture is less whimsical to growing conditions; it is less likely to be damaged by diseases and pests. And the fruits - in no way inferior plum. For their exceptional aroma and taste, many amateur gardeners call this cherry plum apricot or peach plum.

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When growing plums and cherry plum gardeners face various problems. How to recognize pests and diseases in these garden crops in time? Plum and plum have many enemies. Among them there are those who can deprive you of the harvest and even destroy the plants. The enemy is important to know in person that would quickly "declassify" and neutralize.

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We suggest you to get acquainted with the varieties that can be successfully grown in central Russia, Belarus, the Baltic countries, the woodland of Ukraine. This plant is traditionally popular in the gardens of the middle lane. We will talk about the most popular varieties of Russian and Belarusian breeding. Alyonushka Entry into fruiting Tree height (m) Fruit weight (g) Harvesting Shelf life (days) For 4-5 year 2.5 30-35 beginning of July 2-4 Russian breeding variety, fairly resistant to diseases, skoroplodny.

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White-pink hats of flowers on apricot trees are not only a beautiful sight in the spring, but also a guarantee of an excellent harvest. What if after planting an apricot a few years have passed, and there is still no flowering? Does the tree “dislike” something or do you take care of it wrong? The answers to these questions are below. Reason 1: the tree is not "ripe". Does not bloom young apricot?

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Plum - one of the favorite fruit trees in our latitudes. Its fruits contain many vitamins, organic acids and useful trace elements (more than in apples and pears), they are beautiful, tasty and fresh, and in conservation. And if the plums are also large! We present to your attention the TOP-7 proven crop varieties of large-fruited plums that will feel great on the site located in the middle lane (including in the Moscow region).

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With the advent of winter-hardy varieties, apricot has ceased to be exotic, because today in central Russia you can independently grow a fruit-bearing tree on the site. The main thing - to choose the right grade. In the central regions of Russia, the climate is unstable. In winter and early spring, picky crops (including apricots) can freeze slightly, and then you should not expect a rich harvest.

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Did you like some sort of plum and want to acquire several such trees on your plot? No problems! We will tell you how to multiply the plum. You just need to choose the way you like and follow our tips. Reproduction of plum will help save on planting material: you do not have to give money for a seedling.

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Due to the removal of new frost-resistant varieties in recent years, peach trees began to grow even in the middle lane. How to get a good harvest of this garden culture? Sooner or later, every summer resident wants to experiment a little and grow something unusual on his site. For example, peaches.

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Apricot grows quickly, is easily restored after pruning and damage to branches, undemanding to soils, beautifully blooms, exudes a honey aroma and early fruiting. And everything would be fine if it were not for the diseases and pests of apricots. The main condition for successful pest and disease control is careful and timely tree care.

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Plum pests cause huge damage to the crop, but can be almost invisible. That is why it is important to know their "face" and be able to effectively deal with them. We will tell you how to spray the plum from pests. The greatest harm to plums is caused by insects that damage the fruit. But some of them feed on young sprouts and plum leaves and thereby weaken the tree as much as it cannot bear fruit.

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In regions with an unstable climate, inoculating a cherry plum on a plum will help to grow a frost-resistant tree, which in a year will please you with a good harvest. We will tell you how to do it correctly. Grafting plants is not easy, but fascinating and very useful. Why instill plum? Cherry plum is quite fastidious to the conditions of growth, therefore it does not always abundantly bear fruit.

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Apricot seedlings are rapidly growing. In the first 2-3 years, many gardeners do not touch the tree, admiring its growing crown and the first flowers. Alas, this approach is fundamentally wrong, and instead of rich harvests you only get a sick tree, which will die in a few years. Proper pruning of the apricot implies annual growth control, starting from the moment of planting.

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It turns out that plums can not only be blue. There are many excellent varieties with yellow and red fruits. We offer you the popular varieties of plums with photos and descriptions. Probably not everyone guesses that the plum belongs to the family of pink (previously - Rosaceae) and is related to apples, pears, almonds, peaches, blackberries, cloudberries and many other plants that are not very similar to each other.

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Your plum does not bear fruit, and you do not know how to help the plant in this situation? Fruits may be absent from the tree for several reasons. Let's look at the most frequent of them and find out how to make plum fruit. Most of the reasons associated with improper care of the plant. Therefore, even at the time of planting you need to take into account all the preferences of this culture.

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