Apple Trees
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apple trees

Zone east ayrshire scotland | witman1 added on May 26, 2012 | Answered

I have been growing apple trees for three years. First year, 2-4 apples on each tree, then no fruit. This year 5-7 on each tree. . . . .

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    Nikki
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    Answered on May 28, 2012

    This could be due to poor pollination or something lacking in the soil. It could be low on phosphorus, which is responsible for flowering and fruiting. I would have your soil tested to see what, if anything, is missing and then fix it accordingly. These articles should help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/beneficial/insect-pollination-process.htm
    https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/soil-fertilizers/phosphorus-plant-growth.htm

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