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Apples won't grow

Posted by foggidew 7b (My Page) on
Sat, Apr 28, 12 at 14:10

My red delicious apple tree flowers every year and starts to set fruit. The fruit never gets bigger than pea size. Any ideas? Thank you.

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RE: Apples won't grow

They probably aren't pollenized.

RE: Apples won't grow

Could it be a mis-labeled crab apple?

RE: Apples won't grow

Or did the top die or was damaged, then the root stock came up which is a crab?

RE: Apples won't grow

The tree blooms early so there aren't as many bees around. I'm hoping pollination is the problem or else I read up on grafting. Thanks for the answers.

RE: Apples won't grow

Red Delicious needs another variety planted nearby to pollinate the blossoms.

Here is a link that might be useful: My mini home orchard and gardens

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