How much water do apple trees need?

Answer An apple tree needs to be watered when initially planted, then relatively frequently afterwards. If the tree is planted during cooler weather, it will need to be watered just enough to keep the soi... Read More »

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How do I water honeycrisp apple trees?

Water honeycrisp apple trees once a week with a garden hose, soaking the ground with water. An adequate watering should penetrate the ground, making the soil moist to a depth of 6 to 12 inches. Hon... Read More »

How much water do apple trees in Colorado need?

Apple trees in Colorado need two to three gallons of water every other week. The tree will need a half gallon of additional water during the spring because Colorado's winds tend to dry out the soil... 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 »