We’ve had a mixed year on our allotment plot orchard. Here’s a round-up of the good, the bad and the downright ugly.
Another dose of apple canker, this time on a cordon tree and with an even more drastic remedy required.
Pruning apple at this point in the season isn’t usually advised, but sometimes you have to cut to control a problem.
Sometimes a drastic tree health problem like apple canker requires a fairly drastic pruning remedy.
There are a few of the usual problems to keep an eye on in the orchard this year.