plums arent blooming

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by bobbygedd, Apr 20, 2003.

  1. bobbygedd

    bobbygedd LawnSite Fanatic
    from NJ
    Messages: 10,178

    we put in two large plums in early december. there are only a couple of flowers, and no leaves on either of them. plums are in full bloom here. trees dont apear dead. anyone know why this may have happened?
  2. KenH

    KenH LawnSite Bronze Member
    from CT
    Messages: 1,622

    COul be extreme cold/wind this winter, or even warm weather followed by frost. Is there some green when you cut a branch?? I would give them more time...once we get consistent 60 degree days.
  3. bobbygedd

    bobbygedd LawnSite Fanatic
    from NJ
    Messages: 10,178

    yup, limbs look fine, green inside, just no buds or leaves. but others in the area are in full bloom
  4. NCSULandscaper

    NCSULandscaper Banned
    Messages: 1,557

    Could just be transplant shock. Ive planted serveral trees and shrubs that didnt look well the next year but a good pruning on them will make it come out just fine next year. No need to worry.
  5. baddboygeorge

    baddboygeorge LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,249

    how big is that plum let me know . my thunderclouds here have already bloomed

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