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I have an established Strawberry Tree which last year had hundreds of flowers on it. This autumn I can only see two fruits. Do they need pollination to set fruit or is it likely to be a weather thing?

Hundreds of flowers again this year so wondering what to expect fruit wise next year.

 

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  • FleurisaFleurisa Posts: 779

    What time do they flower? Could they have been hit by a late frost? Some plants fruit heavily in alternate years.

  • nutcutletnutcutlet Posts: 24,255

    Might have been too cold for the baby fruits through that never ending winter. They come from a warmer place than here. 

    That's just a theory, I have no personal experience of these

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