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Liberty Apple tree

Owner: Julie

Location:  Lebanon, OH, United States

Age:Planted in about
Soil:clay loam 
Climate at this location:zone 6
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Organic treatments
Local pests:scab, tent caterpillar

Owner's comments

Planted 5 Liberty whips 2008. Treated with dormant oil only. The few apples that have been produced so far are beautiful - large and virtually blemish-free. Very encouraging.