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Apple Tree Maintenance

Posted by Woodstock37 Illinois (My Page) on
Sat, Apr 27, 13 at 21:54

I purchased a property 15 months ago....3 trees turned out to be not know age, would guess 25-30 + years....probably have never been cut back/ is about 30 ft the other 2 about 18 ft high.....eventually apples in the fall - red....full of spots, I assume there any hope ? How can I learn how to cut trees down to size so that apples can be harvested ? How can I find instruction for saving trees ? Thanks Much,

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RE: Apple Tree Maintenance

This pub is from Oregon, but should work for you.
"Pruning to Restore an Old Apple Tree";jsessionid=9FEF1E875771093A5659C491D0987078?sequence=1

You might also check with your county's Extension Service office.
Locate your office with this map:

Here is a link that might be useful: Pruning to Restore an Old Apple Tree

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