fruit tree care - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by sporteemo
May 3, 2010
Hi I have an apple tree, pear and cherry tree,the apple and cherry are 7=8 years old they blossom but produce very little fruit is there a spray or something I can use on them to help?


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Answer from NGA
May 3, 2010
Fruit trees need a second, different variety for cross pollination. You'll need a second apple, and a second cherry tree - both different cultivars than you already have - for good fruit set. There's no spray that will substitute for cross pollination; you need pollen from a second tree in order for your trees to bear fruit. Wish I had better news for you.

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