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by DannyAppleSeed
Tue Oct 10, 2017 5:16 am
Forum: Fruit Trees and Orchard Maintenance
Topic: Pruning Trees Personally
Replies: 0
Views: 1216

Pruning Trees Personally

Hey everyone, I hope you are all enjoying this fall weather before the real cold kicks in. We have three Empire trees that have been on the property since we bought it and every year we have had this nice old man from a local lawn maintenance company (just him and his sons) but this year they are no...
by DannyAppleSeed
Sun Oct 08, 2017 1:21 am
Forum: Apples, Cider and Variety and Other Fruit Questions
Topic: Recommendations for cider apples in the states
Replies: 4
Views: 4121

Re: Recommendations for cider apples in the states

Perhaps this list might be helpful to you http://www.ciderschool.com/orcharding/apples/

It talks about the different apple varieties in NA as well as their distinct characteristics.
by DannyAppleSeed
Sun Oct 08, 2017 1:13 am
Forum: Fruit Trees and Orchard Maintenance
Topic: Raccoon control
Replies: 3
Views: 2378

Re: Raccoon control

Do you have any animals? The first thing I would say is to have the dog stay out with the trees for a couple nights. Are you looking for a humane way or would culling them be acceptable?
by DannyAppleSeed
Thu Sep 21, 2017 6:17 am
Forum: Apples, Cider and Variety and Other Fruit Questions
Topic: red fleshed apple
Replies: 6
Views: 3523

Re: red fleshed apple

I'm in Michigan, USA. There is an orchard within a half hour drive of my house that has multiple varieties of red fleshed apples. They make some awesome hard cider from the red fleshed apples. Check out this juice being pressed! https://i2.wp.com/ciderchat.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/pressing-re...
by DannyAppleSeed
Tue Sep 12, 2017 7:16 am
Forum: Apples, Cider and Variety and Other Fruit Questions
Topic: List of Low-ish Chill Varieties?
Replies: 1
Views: 1099

Re: List of Low-ish Chill Varieties?

I thought that there would be a list on Wikipedia (or applepedia or something like that) that would have just what you are looking for, but I cannot find it :( I have found an article from orangepippin about low chill apples, a paper on low chill apples and lots of lists of what certain orchids have...