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Northern Spy Apple tree

Owner: David

Location:  Belmont, MA, United States

Age:Planted in about
Climate at this location:changing
Pruning:Prune every Feb
Tree form:Not sure
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:apple scab, apple rust

Owner's comments

Most parasites survive the winter in the leaves on the ground. This is a hard apple with a high growth. One needs a ladder to reach the fruit. Great flavor, excellent juice, unique.