Apple tree aphids

mjhulbertmjhulbert Posts: 8
edited 14 June in Fruit & veg
I have a three year old apple tree but it’s always been blighted with aphids ,I did have some blossom but  will I ever get fruit.    ???

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  • BerghillBerghill Posts: 2,878
    Aphids do not stop a tree from producing apples. Is there another Apple tree near enough for cross pollination? Some Apples need pollen from two other trees to produce fruit.
  • mjhulbertmjhulbert Posts: 8
    It’s self pollinating ,but there is another older tree next door too.   !
  • mjhulbertmjhulbert Posts: 8
    Berghill said:
    Aphids do not stop a tree from producing apples. Is there another Apple tree near enough for cross pollination? Some Apples need pollen from two other trees to produce fruit.
    It’s self pollinating ,but there is another apple tree next door too !
  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 45,098
    A three year old apple tree is still  a baby ... like most living things, they need to grow up a bit before they reproduce  :)
    If you stop taking chances, you'll stay where you sit. You won't live any longer, but it'll feel like it.” 
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