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Unexpected Blossom

About a month ago I had my Czar plum tree pruned and I noticed yesterday that it has started blossoming again. Obviously there won't be any further plums this year but will this affect fruit production next year?


  • Busy-LizzieBusy-Lizzie Posts: 23,110
    One of my apple trees in SW France produced some blossom in early August. All the spring blossom had been killed by a late frost.
    Dordogne and Norfolk. Clay in Dordogne, sandy in Norfolk.
  • There was barely any blossom at all in spring this year so very few plums but it had a crazy amount of fruit last year so I wasn't surprised. Just worried this blossom now will mean another lean year of plums.
  • bcpathomebcpathome Posts: 1,268
    You’ll just have to wait and see ,can’t answer your question I’m afraid .
  • Oh well, thought I'd ask!
  • You'll definitely get a smaller crop (as some of next year's flower buds have opened early), but hopefully still a decent one!  However, you won't be able to tell until you see how much blossom appears next Spring.
    A trowel in the hand is worth a thousand lost under a bush.
  • FireFire Posts: 18,056
    Sometime trees can put out a few blossoms as plants seem to get autumn confused with spring. I don't think it usually comes to much. I often get a few fgmns coming out now. 
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