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DAMSONS IN DISTRESS

 l have several damsons but very little fruit. Is it true that hanging stones in the branches may help?

William Sharkey, Glasgow

David Patch, professional nurseryman, R V Roger Ltd DAVID SAYS: Hanging stones from branches can help as it makes the growth on the tree more horizontal and this tends to be more fruitful.

If there is plenty of blossom but no fruit, it is a problem of pollination. As you have

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