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Gala Apple tree

Owner: Alison

Location:  Clunes, VICTORIA, Australia

Age:Planted in about
Soil:Heavy clay loam 
Climate at this location:Cold winters, hot summers (mediterranean style)
Pruning:I am certainly aiming to prune this tree
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Not sure
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Chemical treatments
Local pests:Codling moth, slugs

Owner's comments

Just a new tree in this year in my small 12 tree orchard. (5 apples). Planted bare rooted and eagerly awaiting spring. Will send photos shortly.

Season records for this tree

  • 2011

    Baby tree - Newly planted in winter (July - Australia)
  • 2011

    Baby tree - Newly planted in winter (July - Australia)
  • 2010

  • 2010

  • 2009

  • 2009

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