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by Norwest
Mon Feb 10, 2014 3:56 pm
Forum: Fruit Trees and Orchard Maintenance
Topic: Is it dead or alive?
Replies: 2
Views: 3588

Is it dead or alive?

Hi, I purchased a bare root Orange Pippin this past spring and temporarily planted it in a large planter (20 gallons or so). The tree had good growth and foliage until we had a bit of a heat wave 80 + F. During this time I was doing some traveling and was spending most of my time at work and assumed...
by Norwest
Sun Feb 09, 2014 5:24 pm
Forum: Fruit Trees and Orchard Maintenance
Topic: amere de berthecourt cider apple tree care?
Replies: 1
Views: 4504

amere de berthecourt cider apple tree care?

Hi, I have a couple of amere de berthecourt cider apple trees I planted around 2 years ago. I am espallier training the trees and need to do some heavy pruning. Anyone grow these trees and have any pruning or care suggestions? The limbs are long and whip-like so I am having a bit of a difficult time...
by Norwest
Sat Mar 16, 2013 1:56 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: What pest prevention/treatment should I do in Seattle
Replies: 2
Views: 3627

What pest prevention/treatment should I do in Seattle

Hi, Spring is near and cherry trees are beginning to bloom so I have started thinking about my garden. I planted a Gravestein and a couple of Dutch cider apple trees a year ago and i just bought a bare root Orange Pippin. What treatments if any should I do to prevent pests/disease? I prefer to garde...
by Norwest
Sat Mar 16, 2013 1:44 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: Need help pruning an Espaliered Apple Tree
Replies: 0
Views: 4279

Need help pruning an Espaliered Apple Tree

Hi, I planted a couple of Dutch cider apple trees about a year ago and am attempting to espalier them. Unfortunately I misplaced the tree tags so I am not sure about the variety but know they are semi-dwarf root stock. I decide to do a less common espalier method where I bent the main trunk over and...