Malus spp.

jd.mcwhinnieJanuary 20, 2013

I am wondering what some companion plants are for a Malus spp. ether white, black, or red. As a fruit tree, i would think that it needed some additional source of nutrients from leaf litter, but i really don't know.

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
flora_uk(SW UK 8/9)

Not sure what you mean by 'black, white or red' Malus. Can you explain? I am a companion plant sceptic and apple trees will thrive with a wide variety of companions, or none.

Or perhaps you mean Ribes? ie currants - they come in red, white and black. In which case leaf litter would be fine. But no other plants competing around them. Black currants are particularly heavy feeders and enjoy a dollop of manure once in a while.

    Bookmark   February 13, 2013 at 1:34PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Companion plants for roses???
What are good companion plants for roses in partial...
putri.m
Companion plants for bleeding hearts
Help! I have a beautiful bleeding heart garden by my...
boodel
If nasturtiums keep bugs away what's eating mine?
I have nasturtium seedlings that are being eaten by...
moment
raspberrys and strawberries?
I have a row of raspberries being delivered in a few...
stoloniferous
Do companion benefits still apply when not planted in same soil?
Hi! I couldn't think of a succinct way to pose this...
monsteraston
Sponsored Products
Patio Comfort Permanent Post Patio Heater - NPC05 SPP
$629.00 | Hayneedle
Pawleys Island Passage Poppy Cushioned Single Hammock Swing - SPP01
$149.99 | Hayneedle
FiberBuilt Bambusa 9-ft. Aluminum Contract Patio Umbrella - 9SPP-4610
$899.99 | Hayneedle
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™