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Q.Planting Fruit Trees

Zone South Boardman, Michigan 49680 | DRDILLEY added on May 5, 2022 | Answered

I have 8 different types semi-dwarf fruit trees from apples, pear, plum, nectarine, peach with two per types for a total of 16 trees. I would love to hear which trees should be placed for cross pollution for best results in South Boardman, Michigan for: [APPLE] (2)Gala, (2)Honeycrisp, (2)Red Spy, (2)McIntosh [PEAR] (2)Bartlett [NECTARINE] (2)Favortop [PLUM] (2)Methley [PEACH] (2)Red Haven Also what types sprays are good to use?

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Answered on May 6, 2022

Your apples are the only trees that really need attention for pollination. Everything else on your list is self fertile and will bear on its own. The apples will need a little attention.


Your pear, nectarine, plum, and peach are all self-fertile.



As far as sprays go- If you mean insecticides, this collection of articles will help:


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