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Frequently Asked Questions

How many years will strawberry plants produce fruit for

The best fruit is produced in the first 2 years ,the plants will continue to produce fruit for many years but the size of the berry will reduce each year

What is the recommended spacing for fruit trees

This is determined by the rootstock :
Apple trees on MM106 half standard ,5-6 metres ,200 trees per acre ,500/hectare, the same for pears ,cherries ,plums.
Apple trees on M25 standards, 8-10 metres,40-50 trees per acre ,100-125/hectare
Always allow more space rather than less, think about grass management when the orchard is mature.
Fruit trees grow bigger on clay soils and less on sandy soils