This vintage book contains a comprehensive guide to growing apple trees, and includes information on soil, tree forms, rootstocks, pests, varieties, and much more. This detailed yet easy-to-digest guide is profusely illustrated, and contains all the information anyone looking to grow apple trees would need to know. Although old, the information conatined herein is timeless, making this both a handy resource and a great addition to collections of vintage literature. The chapters of this book include: 'Introduction to Fruit Growing', 'The Apple', 'Origin and History', 'Soil and Aspect', 'Form of Tree', 'Rootstocks for Apples', 'Pruning of Apples', 'Insect Pests of the Apple', 'Selection of Rootstocks', 'Functional Diseases', 'Varieties of Apple', 'Descriptive Notes on Varieties', etcetera. We are republishing this vintage book now in an affordable, modern edition - complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on growing fruit.