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Ninananoo
May 18, 2020 12:23 PM CST
Hi ! My plum tree was badly attacked by greenfly about 4 weeks ago and practically every leaf has since become badly deformed and /or brown and crisp. However, there are loads of little fruit forming. One thing I have noticed is that there is a split just above ground level below the graft point. Would be very grateful for any advice ?
I'm in the north of England.
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oneeyeluke
May 19, 2020 12:32 AM CST
Post a photo of the tree in the ground.
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Ninananoo
May 19, 2020 6:21 AM CST
Hope this shows how the graft point looks a bit damaged. The shoots are crispy and brown pretty much all over ! Wondered if it would be worth pruning really hard and hoping for luck next year ?
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