Where To Buy Apple Seedlings In Uganda

Where To Buy Apple Seedlings In Uganda

What Is Apple Seedlings?

Apple seedlings are small, propagated tree stems grafted onto a hardy rootstock. Seedlings are ready to plant and grow in the home landscape once they have grown in a propagation environment for about one year. The seedlings grow into a producing apple tree six to 10 years after planting.

Where To Buy Apple Seedlings In Uganda?

Here Are The Places You Can Buy Apple Seedlings In Uganda

Kuffel Creek Apple Nursery Uganda

9J48+J76, Toli House, Kampala, Uganda

+256 752 651834

Kuffel Creek Apple Nursery Of Uganda, Ltd.

Kayunga-Bugerere Road, Kampala, Uganda

Tree and Plant Nursery Kawanda

Kawanda – Senge Rd, Kawanda, Uganda

+256 785 610961

Orchard Camp Farm

Matugga sanga, Semuto Rd, Matugga, Uganda

+256 774 128301

Seven Apple Trees Uganda Limited

7th STREET, Godown KIBOKO CLOSE, Kampala, Uganda

The Tropical Fruit Farm

N/A, Gayaza, Uganda

+256 783 814411

Sprouting Seeds Uganda

79 First St, Kampala, Uganda

+256 772 975809

Agromax (U) Ltd

Luteete Gayaza Rd, Kampala, Uganda

+256 756 622465

Nswemu Fruits Seedlings Nursery

Lubigi Rd, Kampala, Uganda

+256 750 555366

Tree Vedco Nursery

8HC7+VPQ, Kyaddondo Rd, Kampala, Uganda

How Long Does It Take For An Apple Seedling In Uganda?

Depending on the variety, they may need 60 to 90 days of moist and cold conditions to germinate. Never allow the paper towel to dry out or become waterlogged: just add moisture as needed.

How Do You Start An Apple Seedling In Uganda?

Make a small hole in the soil with your fingertip or the tip of a pencil, drop the seed in and cover it with soil, then water thoroughly. Keep the soil slightly moist, and when leaves begin to emerge, transfer the pots to a sunny window. Plant the strongest seedlings in the ground when they are a few inches tall.

How Long Does It Take For An Apple Seed To Grow And Produce Fruit In Uganda?

Standard apple trees, or full-size trees, can start producing fruit four to eight years after being planted. Dwarf apple trees may begin to produce fruit within two years of being planted. It can take anywhere from five to 10 years for an apple tree to bear fruit when growing a tree from seeds.

How Often Should I Water Apple Seedlings In Uganda?

For the first couple of weeks, water your apple tree seedlings daily. Back it off to every two or three days after that for another couple of months. By the time the apple trees that you’ve grown from seed have been planted in the ground for three months, you can slow down to watering them only once a week.

How Do You Make Apple Seedlings Grow Faster In Uganda?

Use a general-purpose, balanced fertiliser and avoid excessive feeding.

Water trees regularly during dry spells and mulch to retain moisture in the soil.

Summer pruning of apple trees reduces the leaf area. However, avoid heavy pruning.

What Do You Feed Apple Seedlings In Uganda?

If you are just planting an apple sapling, go ahead and add a pinch of bone meal or a starter fertilizer mixed with water. After three weeks, fertilize the apple tree by spreading ½ pound (226 gr.) of 10-10-10 in a circle 18-24 inches (45.5-61 cm.) from the trunk.

Why Do Apples Not Grow True To Seed In Uganda?

Commercial apple trees are clonally propagated by grafting, hence breed true. Only breeders (and I guess gardeners) use seed to grow new trees. The issue is clonally propagated fruits do not breed true from seed. This is due to genetic segregation (meiosis) – basically think about how your kids don’t look like you.

What Are The Steps In Preparing Apple Seedlings In Uganda?


Prepare beds at 1 m wide by convenient length.

Broadcast pre-germinated seeds in thoroughly puddled and leveled soil.

Construct drainage canals for proper water removal.

Add organic manure (decompose) and a small amount of inorganic fertilizer as basal dressing.

Transplant seedlings at 15−21 days old.

What Is The Best Soil For Apple Trees In Uganda?

Apples trees can grow in a wide range of soils from medium textured clays to gravelly sands. However, poor soils will produce poor results and the best crops are found on fertile sandy soils and loams. Soils should be well drained.

How Many Years Do Apple Trees Live In Uganda?

The average healthy and well cared apple tree can live from 50 to 80 years. However, there are striking exceptions to this rule. Some apple trees have been reported to live for more than a century.

Where Do Apples Grow Best In Uganda?

As with most fruit, apple trees produce best when grown in full sun, which means six or more hours of direct summer sunlight daily. Apple trees need well-drained soil, but should be able to retain some moisture. Light- to medium-texured soils are best.

How Do You Take Care Of An Apple Tree For The First Year In Uganda?

You will need to prune your apple tree to train it to a central leader the first year and for maintenance every year after that to stimulate fruit production and to keep the tree open and balanced. Without regular pruning, an apple tree produces lots of vegetative growth that then turns into fruiting wood.

Are Apples Hard To Grow From Seed In Uganda?

While a tree grown from an apple seed is likely to be disappointing, it’s not difficult to germinate apple seeds. Apple seeds need to be exposed to cool, moist conditions before they will germinate. The cool, moist requirement can be accomplished by planting apple seeds outdoors in fall. Plant the seeds 1/2 inch deep.

How Do You Keep Apple Seedlings Alive In Uganda?

Maintain light moisture in the top 2 inches of soil during the germination process. Water slowly and carefully to keep from disturbing the apple seed. Do not allow the compost to dry out for longer than a couple of hours before watering again.

What Is The Best Fertilizer For Apples In Uganda?

Jobe’s Organics Continuous Release Fruit Fertilizer Spikes 8-2-2.

Jobe’s Organics Fruit & Nut Granular Fertilizer 3-5-5.

Down To Earth Fruit Tree and Bush Organic Fertilizer 6-2-4.

Espoma TR4 Tree-Tone Plant Food 6-2-3.