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Black Oxford Apple tree

Owner: Jeff

Location:  Reading, PA, United States

Age:Planted in about 2012
Age of this tree:9 years
Soil:Rocky 
Pruning:None
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:Not specified
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:Squirrels (my dogs haven't found this tree yet)

Season records for this tree

  • 2014

    Spring blossom: 4 May
    Size: 1.0m / 3.3ft high   1.0m / 3.3ft wide
    The tree had six apples, but the squirrels got most of them before I did. I found one on the ground just before Labor Day and was able to get a taste from it. The flavor was just starting to develop. Definitely needed more time.
  • 2013

  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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