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Distance of apple trees for pollination

alfharris8alfharris8 Posts: 76
How close do apple trees need to be to allow for pollination if they are not self fertile? 


  • LiriodendronLiriodendron Scariff, County Clare, IrelandPosts: 6,738
    Someone told me that bees will fly up to a mile between trees - so they don't both need to be in your garden to get pollinated...
    "The one who plants trees, knowing that he will never sit in their shade, has at least started to understand the meaning of life."  Rabindranath Tagore
  • alfharris8alfharris8 Posts: 76
    Crikey! That's amazing, thanks 
  • bertrand-mabelbertrand-mabel Posts: 623
    It also depends on the type of apple you are growing.
    Have a look at

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