apple tree Elstar

Jean Ferguson asked 11 years ago

I have two apple trees – one Elstar. this is very heavily laden with fruit, should I take some fruit off. Also have discovered a lot of cob webby looking things clinging between leaves. What should I do?

1 Answers

Gerry Daly Staff answered 3 years ago
‘Elstar’ can carry a lot of fruit and it is no harm to thin out a little as it can become biennial bearing, that is, crop only every second year.

Cobwebs are just spiders trapping flies, a beneficial activity.