Leaning apple tree

Hi all - one of the two small apple trees in our new garden is growing at about 45 degrees. It has loads of apples on it (looking forward to autumn, nomnomnom). But I was wondering if I should prop it up in some way or just leave it, as it's obviously been growing like this for some time and seems very stable.

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 You can see the trunk, bottom left.

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  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Posts: 11,231

    with the weight of the apples, it could cause it to snap, so I would put a prop at 45 degrees to top of trunk.

    It's not a mess, it's a nature reserve.
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