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Beacon Apple tree

Owner: Steven

Location:  Skandia, MI, United States

Age:Planted in about 2009
Age of this tree:10 years
Soil:clay/dirt 
Climate at this location:cold
Pruning:yes, for shape
Tree form:Standard
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Chemical treatments
Local pests:catapillars

Owner's comments

Tree is growing great. big red apples...great for baking..fresh eating are ok

Season records for this tree

  • 2019

    Spring blossom: 11 June
    Green tip 5-16-19 sprayed
  • 2018

    Spring blossom: 28 May
    Grouse ate many of the buds...Will still have some blossoms green tip 5-14-sprayed
  • 2017

    Spring blossom: 6 June
    May 15-Green tip. Sprayed..loaded with blossoms
  • 2016

  • 2015

    Size: 2.5m / 8.3ft high   1.5m / 5.0ft wide
    Canker: Not present
    Scab: Not present
    Mildew: Not present
    Fireblight: Not present
    Cedar-apple rust: Not present
    Woolly aphid: Not present
    Codling moth: Not present
    Plum fruit moth: Not present
    Silverleaf: Not present
    very good apples for fresh eating. had about 10 apples on the tree. Bright red apple with pinkish flesh-Very good
  • 2014

    Canker: Not present
    Scab: Not present
    Mildew: Not present
    Fireblight: Not present
    Cedar-apple rust: Not present
    Woolly aphid: Not present
    Codling moth: Not present
    Plum fruit moth: Not present
    Silverleaf: Not present
  • 2013

  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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