We have noticed a number of websites recommending the use of apple seeds to propogate varieties. These sites are ill informed. Due to the need of pollen from other varieties to fertilise the fruit,apple pips will not breed true. Trees from pips may produce nice apples, but may also produce poor fruit, or may be sterile. To propogate a tree to produce the same variety it is necessary to use either grafting or budding techniques


 
 
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