Help with my Apple tree
I have an Cox's pippin tree in my garden which was picked up at some point last year (no idea whether it was a year or 2 old but it wasnt a bare root) and was transplanted into the garden earlier this year. I should have done it last year (i'm lucky that it survived a mild winter in its pot) but decided that the original location for it would be no good.
Unfortunately I had no idea that young fruits should have a level of pruning to them to help them flourish with fruit in later years.
As you can see, its quite spartan with long stems, and the higher stems are pointing up more vertically than the lower ones.
Whats the best way to prune it so I can have a decent yield next year? It gave one solitary apple this year.