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How to grow Apple Trees for Profit

Starting an Apple Orchard

Growing Apple Trees for profit – How to grow commercially apple trees   Growing apple trees commercially can be a good source for income, provided is done rationally and at […]

Q&As Apple Tree

Do apple seeds contain cyanide? Apple seeds contain a substance which can be transformed into cyanide with the effect of human or animal digestive enzymes. However, there isn’t really a […]

Apple Tree Diseases and Pests

Apple Tree Pests & Diseases

Apple is a delicious fruit that unfortunately does not attract only humans. Aphids, maggots, beetles, leafhoppers, mites and thrips often attack the apple tree in order to lay their eggs […]

Apple Tree Harvest & Yields

Harvesting Apples – Apple Tree Yield Before harvesting apples, we have to “thin” the trees. Apple tree thinning is crucial in order to have a good yield and normalize the […]

How to prune Apple Trees

Apple Tree Pruning

How to prune Apple Trees   Healthy apple trees need minimum pruning, but effective pruning methods have been found to improve yields, product quality and tree health in the long […]

How to fertilize Apple Trees

Apple Tree Fertilizer Requirements Nitrogen and Potassium are very important for leaf growth, flowering and fruit set, while Phosphorus is crucial for the development of a strong root system especially […]

Apple Tree Water Requirements

Irrigating Apple Trees

How to water apple trees   The average young apple tree needs a lot of water in order to develop strong roots, leaves and finally fruits. As a rule of […]

How to plant Apple Trees

Planting Apple Trees

Apple Tree Planting Distances and Population – Number of Apple Trees per Acre   We start by digging a hole of 25 inches (63cm) diameter and 25 inches (63cm) depth […]

Apple Tree Soil Requirements

Apple Tree Soil Condition and Preparation

Apple Tree Soil Requirements and Preparation   The apple tree can thrive in an average soil with pH close to 7, provided that is well drained and free from stagnated […]

How to propagate and pollinate Apple Trees

Apple Tree Propagation and Pollination

Propagating and Pollinating Apple Trees   Apple Tree Propagation Like most fruit trees, contemporary cultivation methods suggest that apples are ordinarily propagated asexually by grafting. In the wild, apples grow […]

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