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About this Karmijn de Sonnaville Apple tree

Owner: Cammy

Location:  San Diego, CA, United States

Age: Planted in about
Soil characteristics at this location: amended decomposed granite.... amended with mushroom farm soil and perlite. 
Climate at this location: Cold winters and hot summers.
Pruning: Not yet
Tree form: Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height: Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping: Not specified
Growth: Not specified
Herbicides: Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides: Un-treated
Local pests: Not yet known.

Owner's comments

Just got this tree from Exotica Rare Fruit Nursery in Vista, CA and am very excited about it. I have a real cold microclimate in the winter where I plan to put this. Hope I get enough chill hours for this cute tree!! Will find out what it's grafted on and report back soon.

Season records for this tree

Season Blossom date Picking / Yield Size Season notes
2011 22 April

cold, wet (hooray) winter... hope i had enough chill hours.
2011 22 April

cold, wet (hooray
2011 27 April

cold, wet (hooray) winter... hope i had enough chill hours.


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