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Bramley's Seedling Apple tree

Owner: David

Location:  Mt Shasta, CA, United States

Age:Planted in about 2002
Age of this tree:23 years
Soil:sandy volcanic, fast draining 
Climate at this location:cold winter, hot dry summer
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Light crops
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Organic treatments
Local pests:Codling Moth

Season records for this tree

  • 2012

    Spring blossom: 24 May
    Harvest: 1st week September  2kg / 4lbs
    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   1.5m / 5.0ft wide
  • 2011

    Spring blossom: 20 May
    Harvest: 3rd week September  1kg / 2lbs
    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   1.5m / 5.0ft wide
  • 2010

    Spring blossom: 19 June
    One fruit
  • 2009

    Spring blossom: 19 May
    Harvest: 3rd week September
    6 apples - tree only five years old