How do you treat boron deficiency in apple trees?

Answer Apply agricultural borax to treat boron deficiency in apple trees [Malus domestica]. The rate should be 0.25 pounds for dwarf or young trees, 0.5 for mature trees, and 1 pound for very large trees.... Read More »

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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 »

How big do apple trees get?

Apple trees come in dwarf, semi-dwarf and standard sizes. A dwarf tree grows no larger than 10 feet tall and wide. A standard apple tree can reach a height of 20 feet and can grow as wide as 15 fee... Read More »

How do I treat apricot trees?

PlantingPlant apricot trees in the late spring in areas with a mild climate and in full sun and in a fertile, well-drained soil. The tree is hardy in USDA zones 5 to 8. Choose a spot on high groun... Read More »