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Honeycrisp Apple tree

Owner: Bren

Location:  New Virginia, IOWA, United States

Age:Planted in about
Soil:Old farmland that has been in CRP for at least ten years 
Climate at this location:zone 5
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Not sure
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:Not specified
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Organic treatments

Owner's comments

Planted this year. Swollen with buds but not blooming yet. Mulched with red cedar shavings. Caged to keep out deer and rabbits. White guard on lower trunk to ward off rodants from chewing the bark.

Season records for this tree

  • 2010

    Spring blossom: 20 April
    New tree with swollen buds but not blooming yet.
  • 2009

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