POLLINATION: Very Important! You must to have two different varieties of apple trees, in the same Bloom Time, to pollinate your apple trees. Apple trees NEED to be pollinated to produce fruit! Three Bloom Times for Read More …
Rethinking Apple Growing At Gilby’s Dwarf & High Density Apple Trees We started our orchard with Dwarf, Semi Dwarf and Standard trees. With our lessons learned over the years we found out Mother Nature can Read More …
Our apples mature at different times throughout the harvest season starting in August and going into October. See the chart below for more information on your favorite variety.
Dwarf trees will bear fruit in the first year or two. Semi Dwarf 3-5 years Standard 5-7 years. We encourage you not to let any of these trees bear fruit for the first two years, Read More …
The best time to prune your trees is in March – before the tree comes out of dormancy.
Caliper or Diameter of the trunk is how the trees are measured. On average, the trees are 7 feet tall.
As soon as the frost is out of the ground… to ensure the tree gets off to its best start.
No, for pick-up at Gilby’s Orchard only.
Trees dug from the ground when they are dormant (leafless) and the root are shaken free of soil. They are kept cool with their roots moist until planted.
Different apple variety in the same bloom time with different parents to achieve maximum apple production.