Apple is the most common deciduous fruit tree of the family of colored. This genus includes about 36 species, but in Russia and on the territory of CIS common a little more than 10 types. Cultivars were derived from the low Apple tree, forest, berry and Chinese.

When the Apple appears color

It is no secret that Apple trees bloom in the spring, but in each region it occurs in a different period. In the southern regions and the temperate regions, the trees covered with white fragrant flowers in early to mid-may. In areas where the temperate climate gives way to cold temperate, the time of flowering is shifted to the end of may-beginning of June. A lot depends on weather conditions: if it was spring or later. A favorable period for flowering is the time when the air temperature warms up to +15-22 °C, and continues this process from 6 to 18 days, and the cooler, more color pleasing to the eye.

A healthy tree gives color to 9-10 years after planting, but the first color is negligible, as a rule, you can eat only 2-3 fruit. To wait for a good platonos will help regular pruning in spring and autumn the trees need to ditch to the root system was growing in strength. Once a month, need to thin out the crown and do not forget to whitewash the trunk. The flowering of Apple trees is influenced by many factors, in particular, the close proximity of lilac, for obvious reasons undesirable.

Types of decorative Apple trees

Many ornamental species of Apple trees are grown for their unusual and beautiful flowering. Particularly successful in this the Chinese, who are known since ancient times took care of bringing your soul in harmony with the surrounding world, filling it with peace and wisdom, moreover, is not only aesthetic pleasure: from one hectare of ornamental Apple trees can collect up to 30 kg of honey.

Sort of Sargent has the form of a Bush, covered with snowy-white flowers, and branches drooping to the ground weeping and umbrella-trees, can be used as a gazebo, is able to hide from the midday heat. When color covered with Apple trees, Toringo and Siebold, the pink color of their inflorescences is gradually replaced by white.