Tips to help your fruit trees be more productive

Whether is a juicy peach or a sweet apple, there are many fruit trees that make a perfect addition to the back yard.

In order for them to grow and produce fruit, growers must properly plant and care for the trees.

When done correctly, the tree’s bounty is a wonderful reward at the end of the process.


The first step to growing fruit trees is selecting the correct variety for the area in which the tree will be planted.

Dani Carroll, an Alabama Extension home grounds, gardens and home pests regional agent, said buying trees from a local nursery that specializes in fruit trees will great...