Bending Jonagold apple tree

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Breda Nordell asked 10 years ago

How can I prevent my Jonagold apple tree from continuing to bend the way it is a present?.

1 Answers

Gerry Daly Staff answered 3 years ago
The dwarf apple trees on dwarfing rootstocks ought to be staked throughout their life to prevent leaning.

Ideally try to drive a good stake and tie the tree back into position and also prune to adjust shape.

If you make a hole with a crowbar first, it is much easier to insert a stake.