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Zuccalmaglio's Reinette Apple tree

Owner: David

Location:  Middle Lahave, NS, Canada

Age:Planted in about 2008
Age of this tree:12 years
Soil:sandy clay loam 
Climate at this location:Canadian Zone 5b, Maritime, (on the water)
Pruning:Inconsistent
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Not sure
Cropping:Light crops
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Organic treatments
Local pests:Round-headed apple borer, European Apple sawfly, Coddling Moth, Apple maggot

Season records for this tree

  • 2015

    Harvest: 2nd week October  2kg / 4lbs
    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft 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: Mild attack
    Plum fruit moth: Mild attack
    Only starting to bear. Fruit seems to be resistant to both scab and most insects, but fairly extensive sooty blotch present. This season had severe brown rot in many trees, but none in this cultivar.
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