Apples are prone to insect and diseases—including apple maggots, plum curculios, green fruitworms, and codling moths. We really do not know enough about your situation to give you proper guidance here—where you are, the site, the soil, etc. As a general rule, if a tree is termed hardy, it grows best in Hardiness Zones 3 to 5.
This one, from the University of Maine, not too far from you, has advice on recovering an orchard: May I ask if apple can grow in Philippines,cause we only have 2 seasons dry season and rainy season.. How do we determine what type they are?
In any case, you can certainly transplant small apple trees. I water, I fertilize anfd it just sits there! The farther north you go, the more chill hours an apple variety needs to avoid late spring freeze problems.
My question is should I cut them back hard and remove all the fruit before I transplant? May I ask if apple can grow in Philippines,cause we only have 2 seasons dry season and rainy season..