Can apple trees die in cold weather?

Answer Apple trees are dormant in the winter and only perish in extreme situations. However, proper care is necessary to assure an adequate harvest for the coming season. Pruning is recommended in the lat... Read More »

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Varieties of apple trees that grow well in hot weather climates?

Fruit trees are VERY region specific. Different varieties require different chill hours and different growing conditions. Some are more disease prone in warmer regions. For fruit productions man... Read More »

Does cold weather really give you a cold/flu?

Although most people consider the cold and flu season to span from November through February, these ailments are not limited to the winter months. Winter is not the only time that people get colds ... Read More »

How do I tell tip bearing apple trees from spur bearing apple trees?

SpursLook for spurs (thick, thorn-like growths) on the apple tree's branches. If fruit production has started, the apples develop on the spurs. If you have spurs on the tree, you have either a part... Read More »

Cedar-Apple Rust on Apple Trees?

Cedar-apple rust is a fungal disease that affects most types of apple trees (Malus sp.), including crab apples. It also affects eastern red cedar trees (Juniperus virginiana L.). In fact, the fungu... Read More »