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#3166009 - 02/16/13 09:46 AM Fruit Tree Question
IRISH HUNTER
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Registered: 02/20/03
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What is the fastest growing fruit tree? How long does it take for the tree to start producing?
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#3166088 - 02/16/13 10:58 AM Re: Fruit Tree Question [Re: IRISH HUNTER]
Hollar Hunter
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Pears probably and it depends on what you mean produce? You'll start getting some in 3 to 5 years depending how old they are when you get them.
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#3166195 - 02/16/13 12:53 PM Re: Fruit Tree Question [Re: Hollar Hunter]
Football Hunter
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I agree ,some will have a couple the first year even,but it takes several years to get production enough to influence deer to come feed.Probably 5 to 7 years.Its true what you read on web sites,when they say produce in 2 years,just not much production.
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#3168288 - 02/18/13 08:09 AM Re: Fruit Tree Question [Re: Football Hunter]
treefarmer
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Registered: 07/11/11
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Loc: Humphreys County, TN

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Pears and southern crabapple are the best trees for me. I tried regular apple and they died after struggling for 5 years.
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#3168293 - 02/18/13 08:17 AM Re: Fruit Tree Question [Re: treefarmer]
smstone22
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All depends on what you want it for. For deer, it would be hard to beat almost any semi dwarf pear, although I am getting close with most of my apples and crabapples. For a home planting it would be hard to beat a good apple on dwarf roots like B9. As for the time, that is all extremely variable and has alot of "depends".
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