Can be difficult to grow
Plant single-stem or part-trained trees (on suitable rootstock). Choose well drained fertile soil on warm sunny sheltered site.
Stake and train in pyramid shape or use wire framework.
Pick when firm. Grow varieties that flower together for fruit set, i.e. ‘pollination groups’. Protect flowers from frost with fleece.
|Grow With||Rosaceae (Apple, Pear)|
|Time To Harvest||From 2 years|
|Key Nutrients||Vitamin C|
Please only use this calendar as a guide and always consult the growing instructions provided by your seed/crop/plant supplier.
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