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Yellow Transparent Apple tree

Owner: DC

Location:  Poncha Springs, COLORADO / CHAFFEE, United States

Age of this tree:2020 years
Climate at this location:7500 ft altitude
Pruning:Pruned: Early April 2012
Tree form:Not sure
Height:Taller than 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Medium crops
Growth:Not specified
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Not sure

Owner's comments

This tree was planted in the early 1960's. It has had some bear damage when the bear climbed the tree to get the apples. Has been neglected for 20 or so years, but with more water this last 2 years, the tree is making a come back. I have made apple butter with this years crop.

Season records for this tree

  • 2014

    Spring blossom: 11 May
    5 inches of heavy wet snow May 11-13, 2014. Temps dropped to 28 degrees above zero.
  • 2013

  • 2012

    Spring blossom: 15 April
    Harvest: 3rd week July
    Made Apple Butter with these apples.
  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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