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Empire Apple tree

Owner: Rob

Location:  Kamloops, BRITISH COLUMBIA, Canada

Age:Planted in about
Soil:Silt (old river bed 10,000 years ago) 
Climate at this location:semi desert, winters to -20C, hot, dry summers to 40 C
Pruning:Yes
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Organic treatments
Pesticides:Organic treatments
Local pests:some worms, ants

Season records for this tree

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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