Apples are one of the most popular tree fruits for the home grower. Who doesn’t want to bite into a nice crispy apple picked at the peak of perfection? Based on fruit tree sales here at Johnson’s Nursery, we sell more apple trees every year than any other type of fruit.
Often I hear some of the questions that home fruit growers have about growing their apples. It is difficult for the average person to have success in this endeavor without proper knowledge. As much as people like apples, so do many insects, fungi, and animals too. Successfully growing apple trees will require some work. Below I’ve answered some of the most common questions I get about growing apple trees in S.E. Wisconsin.