Dwarf apple tree advice

  • 1 Replies
  • 642 Views
*

gildroyj1981

  • Newbie
  • *
  • Location: Marske by the sea, North East
  • 7
Dwarf apple tree advice
« on: June 18, 2014, 21:36 »
Hello

i very nearly bought a dwarf apple tree to go on my plot, bu ti got told by someone that i would need two trees so that they pollinate each other?    is this correct?
i also have a plum tree on my plot that will be less than 10 feet away from where im thinking of putting the apple, would this do for pollination instead of another apple?

any help or advice woul dbe much appreciated
« Last Edit: June 25, 2014, 06:48 by joyfull »

*

sunshineband

  • Global Moderator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • 31997
  • Tallest Sunflower prizewinner 2014
    • A Little Bit of Sunshine
Re: Dwarf apple tree advice
« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2014, 21:42 »
In reverse order:

- a plum tree cannot pollinate an apple tree

- some apple trees are what is known as self pollinating, which means they can form apples when bees transfer pollen from flower to flower, whilst some need a pollinating partner (or sometimes two partners) from trees that flower at the same time. If you know the variety of the tree you intend to buy, you can check this information, or get some help here to do this if you need to

Hope that helps  :D
« Last Edit: June 25, 2014, 06:48 by joyfull »
Wisdom is knowing what to ignore - be comfortable in your own skin.
My Blog
My Diary
My Diary Comments



xx
dwarf apple tree....

Started by courgette on Grow Your Own

3 Replies
953 Views
Last post April 22, 2009, 09:12
by cAnAry53
xx
Dwarf Apple Tree

Started by donald.cape on Grow Your Own

4 Replies
1591 Views
Last post October 30, 2006, 17:47
by donald.cape
xx
My dwarf apple tree

Started by green fingers on Grow Your Own

3 Replies
342 Views
Last post June 12, 2019, 11:10
by snow white
xx
Dwarf Apple tree problem - Help!

Started by isis on Grow Your Own

13 Replies
2693 Views
Last post August 30, 2010, 22:34
by Paul Plots
 

Page created in 0.305 seconds with 35 queries.

Powered by SMFPacks SEO Pro Mod |