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Bramley Apples and Bramley Apple Tree Pruning

The subject of making cider from Bramley apples and how to set about pruning Bramley apple trees keeps coming up. Here’s a recent video from Hermitage Farm which bemoans the lack of current demand for Bramley apples. It’s perhaps surprising, … Continue reading

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Summer pruning in the apple orchard

Are you keeping up to date with Stephen Hayes’ Fruitwise apple tree pruning Videos? This latest one is all about summer pruning. Summer pruning is a discretionary activity for orchard keepers, so you have to decide if it’s needed or … Continue reading

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Pruning the Bramley apple tree

Pruning the bramley apple tree, the famous cooking apple. The Bramley apple has a red flush, and it’s a good quality cooking apple which ripens to a yellow sweetness if kept long enough. But ┬áthe tree can be challenging. You … Continue reading

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Apple tree pruning – sawing a large branch with canker

This is a look at canker. Nasty stuff, can kill a tree. Cut out the big branch wit the silky fox saw. Make the cut near the collar, cutting from underneath first so that the bark is not ripped. When … Continue reading

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