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GoldRush Apple tree

Owner: Roger

Location:  Bolivar, MISSOURI, United States

Age:Planted in about 2011
Age of this tree:9 years
Soil:Rocky, heavy clay based. 
Climate at this location:90 -100+ summers, 5- -10 winter
Pruning:open center, central ladder
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Chemical treatments
Local pests:Jappanese beetle,

Season records for this tree

  • 2014

    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   1.0m / 3.3ft wide
    Canker: Not present
    Scab: Not present
    Mildew: Not present
    Fireblight: Not present
    Cedar-apple rust: Mild attack
    Set out as a grafted whip late fall of 2011. Bloomed 2nd year but not allowed to bear, 3rd year bloomed, allowed to set bear 6 apples.
  • 2013

  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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