Advice and information to help you choose the right size and shape of tree. The characteristics of different types of rootstocks and tree form descriptions for apple and pear varieties.
All plants require a range of different nutrients to live a healthy life. A lack of one or more of these available in the soil can cause problems for the plant.
This resource shows what to look out for in unhealthy or non-thriving fruit trees and how best to ameliorate the situation.
Fruit trees make fantastic homes for lots of wildlife, although not all of it will be welcome! Keep your eyes open and check your trees regularly for signs of any problems. This is particularly important when the trees are young since an early infestation of diseases and pests can cripple the trees and they won’t establish well.
This comprehensive resource features an at-a-glance identification guide to some common fruit tree and plant problems. Beware...there are many more!