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


Barb Neal
Agriculture Agent and Horticulture Educator
607-223-2753 or 607-793-6414 during business hours

Last updated February 13, 2020