4 Ways of caring for a Fruit Tree

1) Decide how to prune: If you want the tree to produce fruiting branches low to the ground, you can prune it to knee height and cut back the side branches to one or two buds. This will direct the tree’s energy to producing low branches at the cuts you made. On the other hand, you can lop off the bottom branches if you’d prefer the tree not to have branches low to the ground. 2) Protect the tree from sunburn Many fruit tree growers use a diluted solution of half…

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How to Plant Fruit Trees

Fruit trees are surprisingly easy to grow in a backyard setting, and they yield years’ worth of beautiful spring blooms and plentiful fruit. Apple, peach, plum and pear trees all grow well in a variety of climates. When making your selection, confirm with the nursery that your chosen fruit tree is compatible with the environment that you have selected as its home. 1) Choosing a Tree and Planting Location Buy a grafted fruit tree: Sweet apples, plums, pears and other fruits come from trees that have been grafted so that…

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Health Benefits and Nutritional Values of Orange

Oranges are tropical fruits of the citrus species that are grown worldwide specifically here in Nigeria and other West African countries, containing several phytochemicals and flavonoids. It serves as the main source of the vitamin and is also rich in dietary fibre and other nutritional values with a range of health benefits. • They contain phytochemicals such as citrus limonoids which helps to protect the body against cancerous diseases. • It serves as a source of vitamin A that helps in the production of the red blood cells that fight against certain diseases. •…

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