Apples and Washington go together like beans and Boston or corn and Iowa.
But taking care of your apple trees can be kind of tricky, right? They shoot up so high, you can’t reach the apples. And if you prune them shorter, they put off tons of unsightly shoots. Or they can even put off so many apples, the whole tree topples over.
What are the best ways to prune your apple trees and avoid all the pitfalls? Here are five key tips for keeping your apple trees healthy and productive.
If your apple tree needs some TLC, call in a professional arborist, one that is certified by the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA)to help you get your apple tree back into good shape. For those in the greater Seattle area, call the Blooma Tree Experts who boast 2 ISA Certified Arborists: 206-714-9835 .
This blog post includes information from Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chemung County “Pruning Apple Trees” by Rudolph A. Poray