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Apple Trees

Me and the kids sprouted apple seeds around Halloween time, they are in dixie cups right now, and are about 2 inches tall. Does anyone have a clue as to how long it will take them to grow into little trees that we can actually plant in the yard?

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Rachel24517

Asked by Rachel24517 at 7:10 PM on Jan. 3, 2011 in Home & Garden

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  • No Clue but here's a bump for ya! I would think as soon as they get sturdy enough to plant outdoors you'd be fine to do so. Have you googles it or contacted your local nursery and asked them?
    Moms_Angels1960

    Answer by Moms_Angels1960 at 7:16 PM on Jan. 3, 2011

  • Wait til after the last frost in the spring and then protect them from lawnmowers, little feet, and any lawn nibblers like deer or rabbits.
    twinsplus2more

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 12:08 AM on Jan. 4, 2011

  • And keep them well watered.
    twinsplus2more

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 12:10 AM on Jan. 4, 2011

  • You won't have mature trees for many, many years. Be sure to space them far enough apart when you plant to allow for the tree canopy.
    tasches

    Answer by tasches at 5:51 PM on Jan. 4, 2011

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