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Asked by
William Sarno on
February 17, 2018
Dennis Massachusetts 02638

Q. apple tree

I have a Macintosh apple tree about six or seven years old. I use horticultural oil after the last frost and early on it seems to do quite well. Every year I get lots of apples but by the time they get to be the size of a quarter or so they all fall off. How can I prevent that this year?

Answered by
BushDoctor on
February 18, 2018
Certified Expert
A.

I would recommend fertilizing this tree once a year. This sounds like a phosphorus deficiency or maybe even a little potassium deficiency as well. Fertilizing once a year with an apple fertilizer will ensure that the tree has no deficiencies. Here is an article that will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/apples/apple-tree-feeding.htm

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Anonymous on
January 18, 2020

Q. Macintosh apples

Can we grow Macintosh apples here in Lincoln county?

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