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5 reasons to plant heritage fruit trees

One year ago   |   By NZ Life & Leisure

If you love summer fruit, or fruit all year round, now is the time to go wild and plant your dream orchard.
Words: Nadene Hall 1. You can choose the tree that best suits your block
Commercial apple trees - and there are only a handful of varieties available in supermarkets - travel and store well and can require a lot of spraying. Their desired features are also often at the expense of things like disease-resistance or hardiness.
In contrast, there are thousands of heirloom fruit trees and out of them there will be ones that suit your particular climate issues and soils, and when you...
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