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Honeycrisp Apple tree

Owner: Joe

Location:  Elizabeth, COLORADO, United States

Age:Planted in about
Soil:Colorado Clay 
Climate at this location:Elevation 6500ft Zone 4+
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Not sure
Cropping:Light crops
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Organic treatments
Local pests:Rabbits, Codling Moth

Owner's comments

Planted 2 4ft Bare Root spring of 2009, produced fruit following summer. Stripped fruit from one and left fruit on other to compare growth rate. Notice no difference. Have 4 market size apples for first harvest.