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King of Tompkins County Apple tree

Owner: David

Location:  Mt Shasta, CA, United States

Age of this tree:2019 years
Soil:sandy volcanic, fast draining 
Climate at this location:long winters, short summers, short spring and autumn
Pruning:Yes
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Taller than 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Not sure
Pesticides:Not sure
Local pests:Codling Moth

Season records for this tree

  • 2013

  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

    Spring blossom: 12 June
    Disaster - late frost and snow after heavy snowfall in January broke limbs
  • 2009

    Spring blossom: 24 May
    Harvest: 2nd week September
    Normal Year - good crop - some codling moth

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