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Wrong tree?

Posted: 20/06/2017 at 19:31

hi all, Tesco were selling some small flat peaches,They didn't look like the fruit on the tree I bought three years ago that was named Peemto peach Saturn.  Has anyone bought a peach tree from Because it was a new variety it was cossetted in my cold greenhouse. Can anyone identify my tree please


Is it worth waiting

Posted: 08/06/2017 at 13:19

hi Ed,

at my age I can believe anything. sad about the time spent though.

Is it worth waiting

Posted: 06/06/2017 at 18:53

OK guys, you have convinced me, I will nurture it for another season. The only thing worrying me is that the Rose next to it is highly fragrant and they were planted at the same time.

many thanks for your imput. Val x

Is it worth waiting

Posted: 06/06/2017 at 16:04

Hi nutcutlet,

it grows like and looks like City of York and it was purchased from the breeder, so yes I think it is.

such a pity.

Pete 8. I Will have a large cognac and give it one last feed. 

Is it worth waiting

Posted: 06/06/2017 at 14:11

Thank you Pete,

maybe someone will see the post and help me out.

Is it worth waiting

Posted: 06/06/2017 at 14:08

Hi Torg22

i grow roses for their perfume. I would not buy a rose without it. Please

have you found that roses develop  perfume.

Is it worth waiting

Posted: 06/06/2017 at 14:00

hello friends, 

i went to Chelsea flower show and smelled a rose. City of York bred and sold by Peter Beales. It was advertised as very fragrant, and it did smell lovely. I ordered one and is happy in my garden. Unfortunately, there is no smell. Peter Beales tell me that it can take 3 to five years for a rose to establish and increase its perfume. They can smell the perfume on the ones in the nursery,  But some can't, maybe it's my nose. I am to keep fingers crossed. Has anyone found their roses without perfume develop in perfume as time goes on.  They hope my patience is rewarded.

the question is Should I ditch it

Many thanks for your thoughts.

EGrimont russet

Posted: 15/05/2017 at 11:19

.better photo hopefully

EGrimont russet

Posted: 15/05/2017 at 11:12

i have done everything I can to keep this tree well.  Can anyone tell me what it has died of(. Apart from digging it up) 

the trunk has nodules on it and the wood is soft. It was a ken Muirs minarette apple.

can I plant a pear tree in the hole if I put microzial fungus roUnd the roots. Thank for the expertise guys


Perennial wallflower

Posted: 07/05/2017 at 09:55

Thank you Ceres, 

its the perennial type. the flowers are smaller than the spring ones. Loads of them and not quite as fragrant, but it flowers for months and is like a small bush. Many thank for the info,, it's my best plant between the tulips and before the big Poppies. I love it.

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