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Kidd's Orange Red Apple tree

Owner: Peter

Location:  Croom, MD, United States

Age:Planted in about
Rootstock:G30
Soil:Sandy Loam 
Climate at this location:Maritime/coastal plain
Pruning:central leader/pyramidal
Tree form:Half-standard
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Not sure
Pesticides:Not sure

Owner's comments

Was doing well with slight Fireblight hit this spring (2011). Killed by Tropical Storm/Hurricane Irene (8/27/11) - broke off right at the graft union ! Was only on it's third leaf - will regraft next year.

Season records for this tree

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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