Free Consultancy To Set Up An Apple Orchard in Nigeria

Apples are one of the most popular fruits eaten in Nigeria and all over the world— and for a good reason. They are a nutritious fruit loved by everyone both young and old.

They are rich source of vitamins and minerals that are good for our health. They help in weight loss, reduce the risk of heart attack, help reduce the risk of attack in asthma patience and can improve memory function etc., the list is endless.

But do you know that they can be grown in Nigeria? Yes they can!

Before now apples could only be grown in the temperate regions of the world like Europe, North Africa, USA, China etc. this is because the fruit needs a ‘cold chill’ ( around 7oC for 5 weeks) to break dormancy for flowering. This has made growing apples in the tropics like Nigeria impossible.

But not anymore, because due to breeding studies by scientists from the crop and horticultural science university Mekkelle in Ethiopia. They have breed Anna variety of apple that can comfortable grow in our weather conditions.

This variety are readily available here in Nigeria and can grow and give excellent yields. They start to produce fruit from 4 feet tall even before transplanting to a permanent site.

They are easy to manage like any other fruit tree and can grow in diverse soil types.

Each tree produces around 450 fruits per season. This is good opportunity for those seeking to go into commercial production of apples as it can generate a good return on investment in 2 – 3 years time. A tree can live up to 10 years will produce thousands of fruits.

Investment is truly profitable. You can also get free professional advice from me in any area concerning apple production.

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