Tag Archives: Apples

Triploid Apples

A few apples, known as triploids, have sterile pollen.  Although triploids cannot be used as pollen doners, they can be fertilized with pollen from another tree, so look up the apples you want to work with and if one is … Continue reading

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2013 Grafted Tree Plantings

Just a quick photo of some of this years 2013 grafted tree plantings. If the weather conditions etc are right then they should attain 90cms in height by the end of the season. Some of the varieties are however quite … Continue reading

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New book published ‘The Fruit Tree Handbook’ By Ben Pike

Its not very often that I recommend a new book. But ‘The Fruit Tree Handbook‘ By Ben  Pike has just been published by GreenBooks. Its for the amateur and expert, covering Apples, pears, plums, cherries, apricots, peaches , nectarines, mulberries, medlars … Continue reading

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