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Yellow Transparent Apple tree

Owner: Cody

Location:  Rochester, WASHINGTON, United States

Age:Planted in about 2007
Age of this tree:13 years
Soil:Rocky but soil high in nitrogen 
Climate at this location:USDA ZONE 7-B Rainy Western Washington state
Pruning:Pruned to modified central leader
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Light crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Chemical treatments
Pesticides:Organic treatments
Local pests:Washington Apple maggot

Owner's comments

I live in a high wind area ,so i prune my trees to an open modified central leader. the grand-kids love to eat them fresh off the tree . i find the a little lacking in flavor .

Season records for this tree

  • 2013

    Spring blossom: 15 April
    Harvest: 3rd week July  9kg / 20lbs
    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   2.5m / 8.3ft wide
  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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