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22/04/2012 at 12:23

Hello, I planted a Tesco (not self-fertile) White Heart cherry tree last year & it has over a dozen flowers & there are at least another 2 dozen buds.  Should I allow it to fruit this year or should I remove all the flowers & buds or maybe only leave a few flowers & buds?  There is a cherry tree in my neighbours garden so I presume it will help mine to bear fruit but I'm not sure if it should in the first year.

22/04/2012 at 13:14

It doesn't really matter, bearing a few fruit won't do it any harm. You may find that the tree drops the fruit on its own in the next few weeks.

22/04/2012 at 14:34

Thank you very much, Alina W, I'll se how it goes. Cheerio. SusanMBE (aka waxlow)

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