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27/08/2014 at 20:30

i have a braeburn apple,a conference pear and a victoria plum.can't seem to get them pollinated in spring are there plants that would help with pollination?i have had them about 5 yrs and very little fruit.

27/08/2014 at 20:48

You needanother apple tree to go with the Braeburn,

a list here,

conference is self fertile but is said to do better with another

see here,

ditto Vics,

I've grown Conference as the only pear and got a crop, the Vics had other plums and I've never grown Braeburn. 


27/08/2014 at 21:22

no room for any more trees----might have to cut them down,but i'll give them another year maybe--thanks


28/08/2014 at 14:31

What about those little step over apples? You don't need a big one.

28/08/2014 at 14:31

I have a similar problem with my Maynard Cherry, it's supposed to be self fertile, but we're yet to see any fruit.

I shall try pollinating it by hand next year....make like the bees

28/08/2014 at 17:05

Hi Iain it would be good to have im told a crab apple to pollinate as it seems to be an all rounder  almost for pollination,a dwarf stock would do.

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