In the Landscape

Bearing Fruit

August 21, 2019

Today we brush the surface of the topic of fruit. In this episode, hosts Charles and Kate Sadler focus on familiar varieties to North America such as apples, pears, and cherries. We cover what conditions are needed to plant, what to look for when pruning, and how to maximize your fruit harvest.

See some pruning techniques in action: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WK-uKvY5a14

For more on planting, pruning and harvesting from fruiting trees, visit: https://kinggardeninc.com/fruit-trees

More info about Flathead Lake region in Montana. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flathead_Lake

For more on the special apple trees of Kazakhstan: http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20160523-kazakhstans-treasure-trove-of-wildly-flavoured-apples

Stark Brothers Growers - fruit tree care info, pruning info and other info: https://www.starkbros.com/growing-guide/article/successful-tree-pruning

Dave Wilson Nursery grower of fruit trees answers which fruit trees are best for your area: https://www.davewilson.com/question/which-fruit-trees-best-for-my-area

University of Maine cooperative extension fruit tree pruning guidelines: https://extension.umaine.edu/fruit/growing-fruit-trees-in-maine/pruning/

Cornell University guide to growing fruit at home: https://ecommons.cornell.edu/bitstream/handle/1813/67/Cornell_Guide_to_Growing_Fruit.pdf

Colorado State University extension - guide to pruning fruit trees: https://extension.colostate.edu/topic-areas/yard-garden/training-and-pruning-fruit-trees-7-003/

A less common fruit tree we mentioned which is both quite ornamental and produces a delicious edible fruit: Cornelian Cherry or Cornus mas, Growing conditions - USDA Hardiness zones 4-8a species of flowering plant in the dogwood family Cornaceae native to Southern Europe and Southwestern Asia: http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=c290

 

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Acclaimed Landscape Design and Care Artist, plus ISA Certified Arborist Charles King Sadler,ASLA,ISA has been sought after for consulting and training in landscape design restoration and care by top landscape architecture firms and horticulturalists throughout North America and in Europe, and he has designed and cared for some of the finest properties in North American. Charles builds on over two decades of experience working on over 600 landscapes. Charles received his fine arts education from the Rochester Institute of Technology, and his Landscape Architecture training from SUNY-ESF; school of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse University Campus.

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