Fruit Tree Growing Guide

Fruit Tree

Crop Rotation Group

Miscellaneous 

Soil

Prepare a large hole by breaking up the soil and adding plenty of compost or other organic matter.

Position

Sun or partial shade.

Frost tolerant

Yes.

Feeding

In spring mulch around the root area with compost and then grass clippings or other organic mulch.

Spacing

Single Plants: 3.00m (9' 10") each way (minimum)
Rows: 3.00m (9' 10") with 3.00m (9' 10") row gap (minimum)

Sow and Plant

Plant in mid autumn or early winter when it's not too cold for a little root growth to help them establish.
Our Garden Planner can produce a personalised calendar of when to sow, plant and harvest for your area.

Notes

Prune towards the end of the season to remove any dead or overcrowded branches and to shape if required. You can add a variety of this tree to label what it is and specify spacing or planting times.

Harvesting

Harvest fruit when ripe.

Planting and Harvesting Calendar

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