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Re: Apple tree

Is there any reason you can't have an apple bush, Melody? I'm trying to do this with a couple of apple relatives [loquats]. Don't know if it will work, but if it does, it will sure make picking a lot easier. Which reminds me [for some reason] when I was living last in California, I saw an orchard of Asian pears that were espaliered sort of on each other--rows of narrow, fan-like, overlapping trees. They were planted very close together--maybe 6-foot centers--and one picked them front and back only since they were nearly two-dimensional.

On Friday, December 3, 2004, at 07:17 AM, Melody wrote:

Oooooooh! I almost forgot to tell you guys that the apple tree I was
talking about earlier in the year --the one that had been destroyed in a
storm several years ago but was growing back and then surprised me by
flowering-- wow! it fruited! One lone little apple...the five of us
sliced it up and shared it and it was so yummy! Now...advice on how to
clean up all those suckers that have grown up would be good from some
body way more knowledgeable...do I look for a good leader branch or
should I just leave it alone for a few more years and see what happens?
Maybe this was just a fluke?


"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."
--Albert Einstein

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