Comprehensive Care of Apple Trees?

Answer Once established, apple trees are excellent sources of shade, and produce aesthetic beauty through much of the year. Growers must provide a few specific environmental conditions for apple trees to ... Read More »

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How do I care for red delicious apple trees?

Fertilzing a Red Delicious TreeFeed red delicious apple trees using fertilizer containing nitrogen, phosphorous and potassium. Place the fertilizer under the mulch surrounding the diameter of the t... Read More »

How to Care for Apple Trees in Colorado?

Growing conditions vary widely in different parts of Colorado. Apple trees thrive along the western slope, where fertile soil and warm summer days prevail. Along the front range, backyard gardeners... 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 »

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 »