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About this Cox's Orange Pippin Apple tree

Owner: James

Location:  Naramata, BRITISH COLUMBIA, Canada

Age: Planted in about
Soil characteristics at this location: course old stream bed with organic amendments 
Climate at this location: Arid mountian valley cold winters hot summer
Pruning: light pruning to develop more balanced shape
Tree form: Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height: Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping: Light crops
Growth: This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides: Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides: Organic treatments
Local pests: scab codling moth in area sterile release program aphids

Season records for this tree

Season Blossom date Picking / Yield Size Season notes
2011 16 April
3rd week September

fantastic looking apples, large good colour no scabbing or cracks
2010
3rd week October

great flavours, texture crips, colour good, 30 apples, 3 with scabs
2009

poor watering small cracked and scabbed fruit 6 apples only

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