Caring for the young apple trees

  • Dec 24, 2019

Every owner of an orchard knows that to achieve a good harvest can only be provided adequate care for the trees. It consists in the treatment against pests, respecting the rules of compatibility with neighboring plants and timely feeding. Caring for the young apple trees includes all the procedures. Also of considerable importance is the condition of the soil.

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Growing apple trees. Illustration for an article is used for a standard license © ofazende.ruVy grow apple?

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top-dressing

Once the apple trees were planted, produce fertilizer nitrogen fertilizers. They provide the active growth of the tree and strengthen all parts of the plant. The process is divided into several stages.

  • In the early spring spend root fertilizing. To this, a solution of 10 liters of water and 2 tbsp. l. urea. One young tree must be used 15 liters of funds.
  • Foliar application is held twice in May and the same time in June. For procedures suitable means such as Effekton and sodium humate. On desyatilitrovoe bucket take 1 tbsp. l. each of the fertilizers and sprayed with ground parts of young apple trees. Per tree will require no more than two liters of solution.

Root fertilizing should be carried out at a distance of 50-60 cm from the trunk.

soil condition

On the plot, planted with young apple trees, it is necessary to maintain soil moisture. If heavy rainfall, then compulsorily spend loosening. This will ensure that the airflow around the root system.

Experienced gardeners are advised to make punctures the soil around the tree. You can use scrap or handle of a shovel. The tool is immersed to a depth of 30-40 cm and a little crank. Such holes do all around the tree at a distance of 60-70 cm from the trunk.

Useful for the root system is loosening the soil with the help of the fork. But you must be careful. If you rotate the tool teeth, it is possible to damage the thin, young roots.

In hot weather, apple trees are watered only in the evening. Use the method of sprinkling, which has a positive effect on the state of the crown. In addition, a shower cleans the plant from pests. For irrigation use no more than 20-25 liters of water. The frequency of treatments depends on weather conditions.

Caring for apple trees. Illustration for an article is used for a standard license © ofazende.ru
Caring for apple trees. Illustration for an article is used for a standard license © ofazende.ru

Compatibility with neighboring plants

If the site is not intended solely for the fruit trees, the free area can be used for planting vegetables. While young apple trees, their crowns do not provide ample shade. Therefore, planting vegetables can be in close proximity to trees.

According to experts it is best to plant apple trees next to vegetables following suit:

  • cabbage;
  • radish;
  • legumes (peas, beans);
  • undersized tomatoes.
This proximity has a positive effect on the growth and development of apple trees. After all, when watering and fertilizing vegetable moisture and fertilizer also gets the root system of trees.

It can not be planted near the apple crops such as sunflower and corn. They are dried, they deplete the soil and shade the young tree seedlings.

Apple harvest. Illustration for an article is used for a standard license © ofazende.ru
Apple harvest. Illustration for an article is used for a standard license © ofazende.ru

Protection from pests

To choose the means necessary in specialized stores. Pay attention to drug toxicity. should conduct a test for sensitivity before the first spraying. For this process a small branch with leaves. Watch for the site within 48 hours. Spray the entire tree can be used only if after two days did not change the state of the leaves. When the plaque, stains or signs of burning agent is not used.

The flowering period of treatment against pests conduct is prohibited.

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