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Egremont Russet Apple tree

Owner: Rachel

Location:  Shoreline, WASHINGTON, United States

Age:Planted in about 2011
Age of this tree:10 years
Soil:Sandy loam 
Climate at this location:Cool Maritime
Pruning:Hard pruned to train into a short tree
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Light crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:scab, mildew, apple maggot, coddling moth

Owner's comments

From Raintree Nursery

Season records for this tree

  • 2015

    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   1.5m / 5.0ft wide
    Canker: Mild attack
  • 2014

  • 2013

    Spring blossom: 26 April
    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
  • 2012

    Spring blossom: 23 April
  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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