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Apple Trees – Best in NZ!

Growing apples in your garden delivers a vast range of benefits:

From Granny Smith, Fuji, Royal Gala, to Splendour, we have many apple varieties, and we’ll help you find the right apple tree for your space. Our fruit trees have been selected to thrive in New Zealand’s climate. We stock only the highest quality plants, sourcing them from NZ’s leading nurseries. Each plant is packed and transported with extreme care, ensuring it arrives to you in the same condition it was in when it left the nursery. If you are wanting to buy Apple trees, shop with confidence from the best in the industry.

Apple Tree Questions

1. What is the best month to plant apple trees?

The best month to plant apple trees is during winter. This is because the tree is dormant and can begin to grow as conditions warm. You can plant earlier or later than this as long as you pay attention to watering them.

Here are some tips for planting an apple tree:

2. How many apples do you get from one tree?

The number of apples you get from one tree will depend on the variety of apple, the age of the tree, the growing conditions, and how well the tree is cared for. A healthy and mature apple tree can produce anywhere from 100 to 200 apples in a growing season. However, some well-maintained and highly productive trees can yield higher than this.

3. Where is it best to plant apple trees?

The best place to plant apple trees is in a sunny spot with well-drained soil. They need at least six hours of sunlight per day to produce fruit. NB: apple trees do not tolerate heavy or poorly drained soils and will generally fail.

4. How many leaves does it take to produce one apple?

The number of leaves it takes to produce one apple depends on the variety of apple tree, the age of the tree, the growing conditions, and how well the tree is cared for. However, as a general rule, it takes about 50 leaves to produce one fruit.

5. How long until an apple tree produces fruit?

The amount of time it takes for an apple tree to produce fruit depends on the variety of apple tree, the rootstock, and the growing conditions. However, most apple trees will begin to produce fruit within 3-5 years of planting. Some dwarf and semi-dwarf apple trees may begin to produce fruit a year earlier. The growing conditions will also affect how quickly an apple tree will produce fruit. If the tree is not planted in a suitable location, it may take longer to produce fruit.

6. What is the sweetest apple in NZ?

The sweetest apple in New Zealand is generally considered to be the Posy apple. Here's why:

However, sweetness is subjective and can depend on individual preferences. Some people might prefer the slightly tart flavour of apples like Braeburn or Fuji.

Here are some other sweet apple varieties grown in New Zealand:

Ultimately, the best way to find the sweetest apple for you is to try different varieties and see which one you like best.

7. How do you replicate an apple tree?

The main methods for replicating an apple tree is through grafting. This involves joining two parts of different plants together so they grow as one. A section of stem from the desired apple tree (scion) is attached to the rootstock (an established root system from another compatible apple tree).

8. Do apple trees need to be next to each other?

Apple trees do not need to be next to each other to produce fruit. However, they will benefit from being cross-pollinated from another compatible apple variety. Think about as though a tree by itself will produce 70% of its yield potential. Two compatible trees planted close by can achieve 95% of their yield potential.

Self-Pollination vs. Cross-Pollination:

Distance for Cross-Pollination:

Choosing Compatible Pollinators:

9. What are important facts about apple trees?

Here are some important facts about apple trees:





Nutrition and Health:

Cultural Significance:

Additional facts:

Apple trees are a fascinating and diverse species with a rich history and cultural significance. They are also a valuable source of food and nutrition. By learning more about apple trees, we can appreciate and enjoy them even more.

10. What makes an apple tree?

An apple tree is a complex organism with various interconnected features that define its identity and function. Here are some key elements that make an apple tree:

1. Genetics:

2. Root System:

3. Trunk and Branches:

4. Leaves:

5. Flowers:

6. Fruits:

7. Adaptability:

8. Symbiotic Relationships:

These are just some of the key elements that make an apple tree. Each component plays a crucial role in its growth, development, and survival. By understanding these elements and their interactions, we can appreciate the complex and fascinating nature of apple trees.

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