peach tree

Peaches are always good and easy to grow.

Tree Fruit Growing

Growing your own fruit is a fun family project.  Who would not want fresh-off-the tree apples to munch?  But growing fruit does take a commitment of care to produce edible apples and tree fruit.  Start with these guides to help you learn more about growing fruit:

Cornell Guide to Growing Fruit at Home This is a good overview of how to grow fruit in New York.

Apple IPM for Beginners This is my go-to resource for managing pests and diseases on apple trees

You can always call our Grow Line at 687-4020 to ask us a question about growing fruit at home.

Here are some more resources on growing tree fruit:

Tree Fruit Pest Management - Cultural Methods

Tree Fruit Pest Management - Guidelines for a limited spray program

Why Fruit Trees Fail to Bear Fruit

Penn State Recommended Fruit and Berry Varieties

Growth Stages in Fruit Trees

Contact

Barb Neal
Agriculture Agent and Horticulture Educator
ban1@cornell.edu
607-223-2753 or 607-793-6414 during business hours

Last updated February 13, 2020