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Apricot Apple tree

Owner: Lon

Location:  Aurora, OR, United States

Age:Planted in about
Rootstock:topworked on seedling
Soil:loam-clay 
Climate at this location:wet until late May, then dry until late Sept., in the past.
Pruning:minimal
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Medium crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Organic treatments
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:little or no mildew, some scab, codling moth. apple maggot

Owner's comments

Limbs have short internodes so that the variety is naturally semi-dwarf and has many spurs.

Season records for this tree

  • 2011

    Spring blossom: 12 May
    Very cool, wet spring delayed bloom. in spite of that, set was heavy and tree is surprisingly clean.
  • 2010

  • 2009


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