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About this Karmijn de Sonnaville Apple tree

Owner: David

Location:  Seattle, WA, United States

Age: Planted in about
Soil characteristics at this location: well drained, slightly acid 
Climate at this location: maritime, pacific NW
Tree form: Half-standard
Height: Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping: Not specified
Growth: Not specified
Herbicides: Un-treated
Pesticides: Not sure

Owner's comments

I purchased this tree as a two-year old from Raintree Nursery based on their intriguing description. Within two years I was able to sample the fruit, and can honestly say it revolutionized my feelings about apples - it is a wonderful variety, with intense yet balanced flavors, and ample sweetness and acidity. One of the three fruits was left to 'age' about 1 month before trying it, and the flavors had harmonized wonderfully. I am hoping to be able to grow it in my new location in Bloomington, IN (hotter summers, so I am pleased to hear reports of it doing well in N California).

Season records for this tree

Season Blossom date Picking / Yield Size Season notes
2010

2009


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