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Empire Apple tree

Owner: Rob

Location:  Kamloops, BRITISH COLUMBIA, Canada

Age:Planted in about
Rootstock:not sure
Soil:loamy-silt 
Climate at this location:semi-desert
Pruning:Annually
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Organic treatments
Local pests:Wasps, ants, occassional bear

Owner's comments

the apples from this tree are enormous, so I'm 95% certain they are Empires, especially after seeing the image on this website.

Season records for this tree

  • 2009

    Spring blossom:  
    Harvest: 2nd week October

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