- Fourth, proper pruning and training of the apple trees is essential for a successful harvest.
This includes pruning the trees during the dormant season, as well as training them to grow in a specific shape in order to maximize fruit production.
- Finally, pests and diseases can be a major problem for apple growers in Kenya.
It is important to regularly monitor for pests and diseases and take appropriate action if necessary.
Using integrated pest management (IPM) approach is considered best for preventing pest and disease issues.
In summary, growing apples in Kenya can be a successful venture if the appropriate conditions are met, including a cool climate, fertile soil, adequate water, proper pruning and training, and effective pest and disease management.