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:
Agriculture Agent and Horticulture Educator
607-223-2753 or 607-793-6414 during business hours
Last updated February 13, 2020