Grow a Honeycrisp apple tree by choosing the location, tilling the soil, digging a furrow, placing the seeds, watering, fertilizing and pruning. Keep the soil soaked during the entire germination period.Continue Reading
Find a location around the yard that is in direct sunlight. Ensure there are no structures or other trees with a 20-foot or lower vertical clearance from the area.
Dig the soil with a tiller and add some potting soil to the spot. Then continue tilling until the potting soil is mixed in with the dirt.
Use a shovel to dig a furrow about 1-inch deep.
Place the seeds in the furrow, and cover it with soil. Then add some sand on the top, and place a wire screen around the area.
Water the area daily until completely soaked as the seeds are germinating. Do not let the area dry out.
Put down some fertilizer in the early spring by first measuring the height of the tree in inches. Then apply a nitrogen-based fertilizer, and use one-tenth of a pound per inch.
Use a hand pruner to remove all damaged or broken limbs. Additionally, cut off any branches that are lower than 18 inches above the ground.