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King of Tompkins County Apple tree

Owner: Joan

Location:  Tsawwassen, BC, Canada

Age:Planted in about
Soil:sandy.. near the ocean 
Climate at this location:zone 8 or 8A
Pruning:I prune every Jan or Feb
Tree form:Fan
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Biennial cropping (alternate years)
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Local pests:squirrels

Season records for this tree

  • 2012

    Spring blossom: 5 May
    it's cool out there. I may try to hand pollinate
  • 2011

  • 2010

    it was very cool at blossom time and I got very few apples
  • 2009

King of Tompkins County in blossom

King of Tompkins County in blossom

Copyright: J. Hansen

Uploaded: 28 May 2012

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