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Trees, trees and more trees

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Pete Van Well, president and manager of East Wenatchee’s Van Well Nursery, is a fountain of fruit facts. He’s one of the region’s go-to guys when it comes to rootstock, new varieties, planting new ground or replanting old orchards.

Q. We see new apple orchards taking shape throughout central Washington, which probably means young trees are in high demand, right? What gets planted in this new acreage?

A. Consumer demand mostly drives the planting of these new orchards, and Gala,…

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