Customer Questions and Answers

Here are some of the more interesting questions we have been asked about growing fruit trees, along with our answers. Maybe the answer to some of your own questions will be found here.

blossom
Why does my apple tree have blossom in late summer?
blossom colour
What colour is cherry blossom?
bud-burst
What is the best time of year to prune a cherry tree?
buds
Why isn't my new fruit tree showing any signs of life?
cherry blossom
What colour is cherry blossom?
container size
Fans and Espaliers growing in pots
cordons
Which way should I plant oblique cordons?
Cox's Orange Pippin
Questions about Cox's Orange Pippin
cross-pollinate
cross-pollination
Flowering period vs Flowering group
dwarf
Should I remove small apples forming on my new apple tree?
espaliers
Fans and Espaliers growing in pots
family fruit trees
Can you have apples and pears on a family fruit tree?
fans
Fans and Espaliers growing in pots
flowering group
Flowering period vs Flowering group
flowering groups
flowering period
Flowering period vs Flowering group
fruitlets
Should I remove small apples forming on my new apple tree?
indoors
Should I keep my new patio fruit trees indoors over winter?
June drop
Should I remove small apples forming on my new apple tree?
M27
Fans and Espaliers growing in pots
M9
Should I remove small apples forming on my new apple tree?
new fruit tree
Why isn't my new fruit tree showing any signs of life?
Oblique cordons
Which way should I plant oblique cordons?
online pollination check
pollinator
precocious
Should I remove small apples forming on my new apple tree?
prune cherry trees
What is the best time of year to prune a cherry tree?
pruning
What is the best time of year to prune a cherry tree?
Queen Cox
Questions about Cox's Orange Pippin
rootstock
Should I remove small apples forming on my new apple tree?
rootstocks
Fans and Espaliers growing in pots
sport
Your site often mentions "sports" - what exactly are they?
spring
Why isn't my new fruit tree showing any signs of life?