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Hello. I have been given a young passionfruit plant in a pot, probably measuring 60cm in height. I’ve read the comprehensive info above on growing and maintaining the plant but am unsure what I should do with it until the recommended planting time in spring. At present, it’s in a conservatory and doing very well indeed. Please can you guide me as to the best conditions and location for my plant until summer? I live in the Hutt Valley and we don’t get many frosts… Thanks so much! Chris.

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What do I do with strawberries after they have fruited. There are long trailers do I do anything with these along with rest of plant?

  • Greg Moyes asked 3 weeks ago
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We had our trees harsh pruned by arborists at the end of 2016 season and haven’t gotten any fruit since.
I did water them over summer and gave a general garden fertiliser but doesn’t seem to have made a difference. What else should I be doing?
Prior to the pruning we used to get a 10 litre bucket a day of feijoas.

  • Kate Scott-Davidson asked 3 weeks ago
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I planted a fig tree in our garden 2years ago. It is growing well, however it gets fruit on it which disappear while ripening
It is a single main stem about 4-5 feet high
Q Can I place it in a pot as my other one fruits continuously in a pot.
thank you
juliette dorman

  • juliette dorman asked 4 weeks ago
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I would be grateful for some advice on pruning fig trees please. My trees are about 4 years old and this is the second year that I have been lucky enough to pick fruit, however I am unable to reach the fruit on the higher branches.

Your advice would be gratefully received.

Thank you

Kind regards

Carol

  • Carol asked 2 months ago
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Hi have a grapevine that made it through the year but is not growing at all. What would be best to encourage growth please?

  • Francie silich asked 2 months ago
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I need to know how to correctly prune my grape that has had it’s first year. Once leaves drop off, is there any photos or videos to show what to do. So many conflicting ways.

Thanks
Lynne

  • Lynne Bookhorn asked 2 months ago
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What is the best way to get nets over quite large fruit trees,i.e.plums or pears, to prevent the fruit being eaten by birds? What other successful ways are there to deter birds?

  • Lynn asked 2 months ago
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We have a couple of grape vines we have bought over 2 years now the plants look healthy but I have not seen a flower let alone a grape on them what do you think I should do

  • Steve asked 3 months ago
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Our 2 mulberry trees must be over 5 years old now but they have not fruited yet. Is this normal?

  • Kaye Matthews asked 3 months ago
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Is it to late to plant tomato plants?
I have had success with tomatoes in pots this summer and am wondering if I can get another few pots planted?
Cheers Gary

  • Gary asked 3 months ago
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Hello there,
I’ve just purchased a bag of Nitrophoska to give my tomato plant a boost and now read the fine print which states “not suitable for pots”. My tomato just happens to be in a pot. Can you explain why the product is not suitable for plants in pots?
Regards
Diane

  • Diane asked 3 months ago
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Hi there,

We are wanting to espalier fruit trees in our front garden with herbs below in the front. Should we use treated or untreated timber posts to build the espalier frame? We intend on using posts and wire.

Many Thanks!!

  • Stacey asked 3 months ago
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When is the best time to hang a guava moth trap in my citrus trees, and my feijoa trees. Will one trap suffice for the three citrus trees planted adjacent to each other and the same with the closely planted feijoas? Is it once a year?

  • Linda Hart asked 3 months ago
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Having bought a plum tree (I think it was Howera?) a while ago it should have only grown to a compact size but the branches have taken off.
I don’t know where the new fruit will grow next year so don’t want to just prune it back to a manageable size if that is where the new fruit will appear.
The tree is laden this year and I have already made plum jam and given the neighbours some so on the whole I am very pleased with it.

Thank you if you can help’

Loreta Brown

  • Loreta Brown asked 3 months ago
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Hi,

I recently bought a fig tree from Palmers but as soon as I planted it in to its new home (large pot) it lost all its leaves and looks like it’s dying.

Do fig trees typically suffer when transplanted and it’s likely it will spring back to good health once it has settled? Or is it a sign of an inappropriate environment or compost and it needs urgent attention?

Thanks,
Barbara

  • Barbara Murphy asked 3 months ago
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The tree was purchased at Palmers.

  • John van der Burgh asked 4 months ago
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I have strawberries growing in tubs and to date I have lovely healthy leaves but no flowers yet. Also plenty of runners forming. Should I leave the runners or cut them off which is what I have been doing. These plants are this seasons ones. I thought I would have had strawberries by January.

  • Jenny Haynes asked 4 months ago
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Hi, can grapes and passion fruit grow together on the same trellis? we live in koutu Rotorua any tips for growing would be appreciated ?

  • carol noakes asked 4 months ago
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When is the best time to prune feijoas?

  • Nancy Underdown asked 4 months ago
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