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Caring for Fruit-Bearing Trees

Fruit trees are a wonderful addition to your property. Not only are fruit trees aesthetically pleasing, but they are also a rich source of nutritious food. In Boulder, CO, you can find practically any deciduous fruit tree. This means that you have a wide variety of fruit you can choose to grow. If your fruit trees are currently setting fruit, you must provide optimal care for them so they can continue to yield well and thrive for years to come.

Feed Your Trees Regularly

Feeding your fruit trees is not a daunting task. Feeding your trees involves applying an all-purpose organic fertilizer to your trees two times each year. You will need to apply your fertilizer once in early spring and again in early fall. If you need help choosing a top-quality organic fertilizer, ask one of our licensed tree care experts for recommendations.

Closely Monitor the Health of Your Fruit Trees

To ensure your fruit trees continue to set fruit and thrive, you must closely monitor their health. You must continue to rake dead and diseased leaves away from your trees, and you must also remove any rotten fruit that you spot. Additionally, try to work with a licensed tree expert regularly. You can have the tree care specialist do frequent checkups on your trees to make sure no diseases are developing. Failing to monitor the health of your trees can create expensive problems, and you can even risk losing your trees altogether.

Make Sure the Soil Remains Moist

Check the soil around your fruit trees. If you notice that the top two inches of your soil is dry, then you must water your trees. Trees need water to survive, and they need water to produce a juicy crop.

Keep an Eye Out for Pests

Pest are a common problem. If left unchecked, they can destroy your trees and eat all your fruit. It’s best to keep a watchful eye for pests and hire a professional tree care specialist to help you with this endeavor. A licensed tree care specialist has the knowledge and expertise to spot pests quickly and remove them before they can become a problem.

Have Your Trees Pruned Regularly

Regular pruning is essential for removing dead and diseased limbs. You want to have a licensed tree expert prune your trees because if you perform this task wrong, you can damage your trees.

If you’d like to plant fruit trees or want to continue to help your current fruit trees thrive, contact Roots Up Tree Company for help. We will make sure your trees remain healthy and aesthetically pleasing.

Choosing a certified arborist means you can rest easy knowing that your tree professional knows how to perform any tree service that you need in a way that is environmentally conscious, preserves the natural health and beauty of your tree, and improves the safety of your property.

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