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Caring for Apple Trees

How to Thin Apple Tree Crops Bearing a heavy crop puts a strain upon a tree that might result in a harvest of poor-quality fruits. Start to thin a heavy crop in early June, before the natural drop that occurs … Continue reading

07. June 2011 by admin
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Training and Pruning Cordons, Espaliers, Dwarf and Bush Apple Trees

Training a cordon After planting a cordon apple tree no pruning is necessary except for tip-bearing varieties. Shorten the leader of these by a quarter. Thereafter, all pruning is done in summer by what is known as the modified Lorette … Continue reading

07. June 2011 by admin
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Planting and Growing Apple Trees

The apple is one of the oldest fruits known to man, and also one of the most widely cultivated. Originally growing wild in Europe and the Near East, it thrives inland throughout the British Isles. However, apples do not grow … Continue reading

07. June 2011 by admin
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