is it allright to leave the blossoms on a newly planted norland apple tree?...

Asked June 22, 2014, 10:29 AM EDT

is it allright to leave the blossoms on a newly planted norland apple tree? how many years before a newly planted semi dwarf norland apple tree bears apples?

St. Louis County Minnesota

1 Response

Norland apple trees are very hardy annual bearing small trees that ripen in mid August. The semi dwarf trees should start bearing in 4 to 5 years. It is best to remove the blossoms the first year so all of the plant’s energy goes to establishing a new root system.