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GoldRush Apple tree

Owner: Mark

Location:  Harvest, ALABAMA, United States

Age:Planted in about
Rootstock:M7 or B118
Soil:Alabama Clay 
Climate at this location:humid/temperate USDA Zone 7
Pruning:Shaping prune by hand
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Medium crops
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Chemical treatments
Local pests:Cedar Apple Rust, Arrgh!

Owner's comments

Newly planted late spring 2009

Season records for this tree

  • 2012

    Spring blossom: 20 March
    Really warm spring
  • 2011

    Spring blossom: 31 March
    Harvest: 2nd week September
  • 2010

    Spring blossom: 10 April
    Young tree small number of flowers, No fireblight.
  • 2009

GoldRush young tree

GoldRush young tree

Copyright: M. Gallagher

Uploaded: 22 May 2010

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