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M5thfl

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Apple trees
« on: August 13, 2017, 10:43:54 AM »
Hi
I have Fuji and Anna apple trees but the past 2 years they are not blooming at the same time so I'm not getting cross pollination.  IDK how to graft and would be interested in doing this. Does anyone have other varieties that could be grafted?

Citradia

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Re: Apple trees
« Reply #1 on: August 14, 2017, 10:23:25 AM »
Since you're in FL, you probably already know this, but you need apples with low chill hour requirement such as Anna, Dorset Golden, or Einshimer. I don't graft either. Don't have time to experiment and wonder if will take. Easier to plant another tree. 

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Re: Apple trees
« Reply #2 on: August 15, 2017, 11:43:27 PM »
There may be other possible reasons, like if one tree is very young, or if one tree gets a lot more shade than the other tree.

Citradia

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Re: Apple trees
« Reply #3 on: August 16, 2017, 06:45:57 PM »
Different varieties bloom at different times, so need to plant varieties that are compatible. Consult your local extension agent to to see which varieties they recommend.

 

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