Content tagged "variety"

Choosing the Right Cultivar to Plant

Apples Updated: August 02, 2017

Several variables should be considered when selecting apple cultivars to plant. Important factors include cold hardiness (some cultivars will not survive...

Pollinating Apples

Apples Updated: August 17, 2013

Figure 1. Bumblebee on apple blossom (Alan R. Biggs, West Virginia University)Apples require cross-pollination for optimal fruit set and size. ...

Disease-Resistant Apple Cultivars

Apples Updated: November 07, 2012

There are more than 100 modern apple cultivars, and several dozen antique varieties, that have been selected in part for their disease resistance. They offer...

Parentage of Apple Cultivars

Apples Updated: March 07, 2012

 Nearly all apple cultivars have two parents – just like humans!  Apples have a genetic system that generally prohibits self-fertilization.  This...

How do I find out what variety my apple tree it is? Can my local Extension office tell me ?

Gardens & Landscapes Apples Updated: January 11, 2012

It is difficult to identify apple varieties unless your variety is a very common one. There are more than 10,000 named apple varieties in the world today....

Table of Juniper, Hawthorn, and Crab Apple Resistant to Rust Diseases

Apples Updated: August 30, 2011

 Cedar-apple rust is a fungus disease of apple and cedar and spends parts of its life cycle on each host. It is caused by Gymnosporangium...

U.S. Fruit Tree Nurseries

Apples Updated: August 29, 2011

Adams County Nursery Inc., 26 Nursery Rd., P.O. Box 108, Aspers, PA 17304 Nursery, 15935 S. Temperance Ave., Selma, CA...

International Fruit Tree Nurseries

Apples Updated: August 22, 2011

D&L Nursery, 75 Avenue Joxe, 49100 Angers, FranceJanssen Brothers Nurseries Limited, PO Box 2711 6030 aa Nederweert, HollandJos Morren Nurseries, Bosstraat...

U.S. Fruit Tree Rootstock Nurseries

Apples Updated: August 22, 2011

Brandt’s Fruit Trees, Inc., PO Box B, Parker, WA 98951 http://www.brandtsfruittrees.comBurchell Nursery, Inc., 4201 McHenry Ave., Modesto, CA 95356...

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