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About this Ashmead's Kernel Apple tree

Owner: Peter

Location:  Croom, Prince George's Cty., Maryland, United States


Age: Planted in about
Rootstock: M111 with standard interstem
Soil characteristics at this location: Sandy loam 
Climate at this location: Maritime, coastal plain
Pruning: Pyramidal
Age of this tree: Less than 5 years
Tree form: Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height: Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping: Not specified
Growth characteristics: This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides: Chemical treatments
Pesticides: Organic treatments


Owner's comments

Grafted one AK over a Yellow Transparent that was top killed by Fireblight. May do a few on Geneva 30, since the M 111 isn't the least bit precocious. Has no commercial potential, hope it isn't as Fireblight susceptible as some studies suggest.

Season records for this tree

Season Blossom date Picking date / Yield Size Season notes
2011 10 April

Tree is an overgraft, has grown some 4 years before flowering
2010

2009

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