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Arkansas Black Apple tree

Owner: Lori

Location:  Otter Creek, IOWA/JACKSON, United States

Age of this tree:2019 years
Soil:Iowa clay with limestone 
Climate at this location:Borderline Zone 3 - 4 depends on our Winter.
Pruning:yes.
Tree form:Standard
Height:Taller than 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Medium crops
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Organic treatments
Local pests:Cedar apple rust; fire blight; moths; borers

Season records for this tree

  • 2016

    Size: 6.0m / 20.0ft high   
    Scab: Mild attack
    Mildew: Mild attack
    Codling moth: Mild attack
    Harvest coming up in Nov. 2016
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