Do I Need To Stake My Bare Root Tree?9 out of 10 times the answer will be no, especially if under 200cm tall. However our article on Tree Staking should help guide you.
Planting In The Corner Of A Garden Air and light is reduced in this location which could promote fungus and bacterial issues. If the corner is of the house and a fence then you also have leeching issues to contend with from cement and wood preservatives. Also when it rains, that area would experience higher water levels so we advise against it unless the plant is very hardy. 1 Year Maiden Bare Root Trees If you plant a 1 Year maiden tree and do not prune it at all, it will grow a little more upright and have more clear stem.
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Bare Root Grenadier Cooking Apple TreeOur bare root Grenadier cooking apple produces larges cooking apples quite early on in the season and when cooked provides a sharp puree which is marketing speak for apple mush. Considered to be a great pollinator for Bramley if you have one of those as another cooking apple tree in your garden.
Grenadier apple have won the RHS Award Of Garden Merit so obviously a bit of a performer in its field (Pun intended) This is probably due to the many outstanding characteristics it has such as disease resistance and suitable for growing almost anywhere in the UK. The apples do not store for a long period of time very well so best used shortly after picking. The tree has a naturally compact shape so ideal for smaller gardens or patio growing and is a good pollinator for other apples trees.
Grenadier Cooking Apple Bare Root Options ExplainedMaiden MM106 grows 3.5m 1-2 years old, no pruning applied, grows to around 3.5 metres tall.Maiden M26 Grows to 3.0m 1-2 years old, no pruning applied, grows to around 3.0 metres tall.Bush MM106 Grows to 3.5m 2-3 years old, pruned to be a bush shape. grows to around 3.5 metres tall.2 Year M26 grows 3.0m 2-3 years old, pruned to be a bush shape, grows to around 3.0 metres tall.
Feeling Confused About The Amount Of Options Available For Our Grenadier Cooking Apple Tree?The average Joe/Jane will go for a 2-3 year old Bush or Half Standard on M26 or M106. Most Important InformationMonth Of Fruiting: Mid August. Best to use the apples quickly as they do not keep well for long. Type Of Apple: Cooking Fertility: (C3) NOT SELF-FERTILE. Requires another apple tree in group C2, C3 or C4 close by for a full tree of fruit.See What Our Customers Are Saying About Our Bare Root Grenadier Cooking Apple TreesEither we forgot to ask for a testimonial about this apple tree or everyone was too busy baking to write one.
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Bare Root Apple Tree Jargon ExplainedThe options we give you when selecting an Apple tree are made up of the following terms.
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Fruit Tree HeightsTaller does not mean more value for money. A 1 year old fruit tree can easily be substantially higher than a 2 year old, this is because they are hard pruned at 1 year old to create the desired shape. Some trees have over 100cm of height removed. They can then have another pruning at 2 years old to increase fruit growing real estate. Most fruit trees will benefit from having a third to half of the seasons new growth cut back in the Autumn to prevent long whippy branches which break easily. Age and pruning completed determine real value.