In this Core Fruit category, I show you all you need for fruit growing at home, detailing the journey from seed to ripe bounty. Expect in-depth articles, how-tos, and intriguing anecdotes related to the cultivation of core fruits such as apples, pears, and peaches, providing a rich harvest of knowledge for both novice and seasoned growers.
Although most fruit trees will grow in clay soil. Stone or Pome fruit such as apple peach, cherry, pears, and nectarines have the best chances of thriving in clay soil. They require at least 3 feet of topsoil in order for good root growth. If clay soil is dense adjust it with gypsum and compost.