We have an apple tree. Not sure what kind it is, but the apples are small, green and sweet.
Oh…and overnight the raccoon’s enjoy taking one bite out of as many as they can and leaving the rest behind for us to clean up.
The past few years we’ve had limited or no blooms and no apples. Reasons – two years of apple/cedar rust, a couple of late frosts that killed the blooms, bizarre winters – but this year, Mother Nature did what she should, and the blossoms have been incredible – and for the first year, in the 8 that we’ve been at this property – unbelievably fragrant.
Here’s a few shots: