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Youngberry plant won&amp;#039;t bear fruit

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JennyB1971 starts with ...
This youngberry plant was bought several years ago but has never produced berries. It does flower prolifically (and beautifully). I'm wondering if it needs more fertiliser or another treatment. I've tried a little bit of Thrive but am afraid to over-fertilise it. It's in a good position for morning sunlight and in a large terracotta pot. Any advice would be appreciated. Thank you.
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Farouk says...
Hi Jenny, my Young Berry has fruited prolifically every time its rained for a few days or if I water it well here in Sydney.

I don't feed mine, I've got 1 grown at my home & 1 at parents place, the one at my place has no soure of nutrition other than the inital sheep manure & mulch I put when I first planted it in Spring 2018, the one at the parents no added fertiliser at all but it's planted just outside the large chicken coop which is probably fertilising it too.
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MikeFry says...
Hi Jenny, my problem also, second year of flowering but fruit does not develop. Cut it back last year, thought it might be fungii so sprayed with copper fungicide during leafing. heaps of flowers but other berry plants in garden going gangbusters except the Youngberry.
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Farouk says...
Hi Mike, that's odd, I guess I've been lucky as mine gave lots of fruit within 2 months from receiving it in the mail & I've even taken the self rooted plants out & planted in separate spots all flowering with very large fruit this year with all the beautiful tropical rain & weather we've had. I think these plants are grafted so make sure your plant is thornless & not spikey.

If the flowers are coming from plants with thorns it might be the seedling part of the plant, do you have clearer photos of the stem?
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