Details of a Rubinette fruit tree growing in Portland United States
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About this Rubinette Apple tree

Owner: Sylvia

Location:  Portland, Multnomah/Oregon, United States


Visiting: By arrangement

Age: Planted in about
Rootstock: Size-controlled--can't remember what
Soil characteristics at this location: Clay 
Climate at this location: Rainy! Mild winters, mild summers
Pruning: Yes
Age of this tree: Less than 5 years
Tree form: Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height: Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping: Medium crops
Growth characteristics: This tree grows easily here
Herbicides: Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides: Organic treatments
Main local pests: Apple maggot


Owner's comments

It was a 2-year-old tree when we planted it last winter. To my surprise, it gave us quite a few apples this summer! We lost a few to apple maggots but not too many. Next year we'll try footies. These are among the best apples I've ever had. Crisp, tart, fragrant. We dried them. They lost some flavor w drying but they're still good.

Season records for this tree

Season Blossom date Picking date / Yield Size Season notes
2009  

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