Fruit Tree Growing Tips

Fruit trees are an incredible way to source organic fruit. You have complete control over how you grow the tree and the extra satisfaction of growing your own food. In this video, you will learn some tips for growing fruit trees. There are also tree services that can help with all your tree needs.

The first tip is to get basket trees. They are more expensive, but they have many benefits.

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They are more likely to root in the ground successfully than seeds or small saplings. This is because the root structure has already been established. Second, these trees are closer to maturity which means you could have your own organic fruit in three to four years.

The next tip is to plant the trees 20-25 feet apart. This is because they will to become large trees. The root systems spread surprisingly far under the ground. You want to make sure there is plenty of room for the trees to root.

Lastly, it is important to put wire cages around your small saplings. This will protect them from little critters that like to chew the bark off of your trees. In fact, small creatures can kill trees by doing this.


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Francis Pitt

Francis Pitt has made a name for himself in farm-to-table organics, working at restaurants in Portland, Seattle and Burlington, Vermont. While he has a taste for the extreme, most of his restaurant’s top sellers are much more down-to-earth, regularly featuring mushrooms gathered from the slopes of the Cascades, and fresh wild-caught seafood from the Oregon coast. Inspired by trends in Portland, his latest restaurant offers the ultimate chef’s table: dinner begins in the morning at his island collective farm, and 4 lucky guests every week get to follow the food, literally, from the field to the plate! Francis is a firm believer that you are what you eat — do you really want to be a chemistry set?