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Apple Trees - Hopeless Cases?

Posted: 08/09/2014 at 19:18

Sorry, wrong way round.  The top is the Bramley with the blue sky above and the other is the Laxton. 

 

Apple Trees - Hopeless Cases?

Posted: 08/09/2014 at 19:17

I have at last taken some photos.  Please don't tell me off The first one is the Laxton and the second the Bramley

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/59000.jpg?width=518&height=350&mode=max

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/59001.jpg?width=518&height=350&mode=max

 

Apple Trees - Hopeless Cases?

Posted: 28/08/2014 at 10:46

Thank you everyone.  This is all very interesting.  I will take some photos of my trees and upload them. When the trees used to fruit there was a very old apple tree - I don't know what sort it was - in the garden that backs on to mine.  It blew down in some gales so maybe that was the pollinator but surely you need flowers to pollinate and I think I saw one this year?  More than last year though! I will find out about crab apples and also Potash and FBB. 

Apple Trees - Hopeless Cases?

Posted: 27/08/2014 at 10:08

I have two apple trees in my garden which I planted about 30 years ago.  One is a Bramley, the other a Laxton Superb.  I have had apples in the past but probably for the last 10 year not even had any blossom, let alone apples.  I have tried pruning them properly, another year lopped them right down but nothing seems to work.  Any ideas?  I am fed up with great big trees with no fruit.

You Know You Enjoy Your Garden When...

Posted: 10/01/2014 at 10:28

I love my garden.  You can just go out there and potter away and not have to think about anything apart from the task in hand.  I went through a messy divorce and thought I was going to have to move but was more upset about leaving my garden than the house.  However, I've managed to hang on and I'm still there and last summer was fantastic.  I spent so many evenings just sitting out there enjoying it.  Great!

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