advise on grafting apple tree

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billy 0brien asked 10 years ago

My son planted an apple seed in the garden about ten plus years ago. it is now about 2 ft tall. do i need to graft it to another tree ,or what is the solution.i have no knowledge of grafting or propogating trees.

1 Answers

Gerry Daly Staff answered 3 years ago
Two feet in ten years is extrmely slow growth. (Maybe you meant 20ft?) An apple tree can be grafted onto a rootstock but will fruit on its own roots too. If it has space to grow, leave it be and see what happens.