Apples are one of the most versatile fruits that you can grow in the UK. It does not really matter where you are located in the UK, you are bound to find the apple tree which is right for your garden. Large or small – when it comes to apples you are spoiled for choice.
Surprisingly to many newbie gardeners, apple trees are very tough trees. You get varieties that are happy to grow in Scotland as well as in much warmer Cornwall.
Where Can I Find Apple Trees for Sale?
Of course, you can find apple trees for sale in your local garden centre. But, when you are looking for something special, it is best to turn to experienced growers such as Chris Bower and Sons. Thanks to their experience, they can give you the best quality stock and advice.
Can I Grow Apple Trees in A Small Garden?
There is no reason why not. Growing apple trees in small gardens is becoming increasingly popular thanks to new varieties. You can train apple trees into fan trees or even trees that will grow along the ground. If you have been thinking about adding fruit trees to your garden, an apple tree or two is the way to go.
They are easy to look after, and as the team at Chris Bowers and Sons like to say, there is an apple tree for every garden.
Do I Need To Spend A Lot Of Time Looking After My Apple Tree?
Unlike other fruit trees, apple trees don’t have to be pampered every day. As a matter of fact, you can pretty much leave them alone. It is important to check on them to make sure that they are healthy and growing well.
Are There Fast-Growing Varieties?
Yes, there are apple trees varieties that are more fast growing than others. Once again, you need to take local conditions into consideration.
Before you place your order, it is a good idea to gather as much local information as possible. You may even want to find out what grows well in the surrounding area. Ask you neighbours or a local garden club.
Growing apple trees is very satisfying. Apples are great fruits to share with your family and friends. You can bake them in pies or make an American apple butter for your morning toast.
Almost all of us appreciate a delicious tasting apple, and as the saying goes, an apple a day keeps the doctor away.