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Huonville Crab Apple tree

Owner: Sam

Location:  Melbourne, AUSTRALIA, Australia

Age:Planted in about
Climate at this location:temperate
Pruning:It's lighlty pruned
Tree form:Standard
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Light crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Organic treatments
Local pests:The fruit is robbed by birds/possums/rats.

Owner's comments

The Huonville Crab was discovered by Bob Magnus of Woodbridge Fruit Trees in Tasmania, Australia. My tree seems very resistant to disease in general, and was not affected by the woolly aphids that invaded the garden last summer.

Season records for this tree

  • 2011

    Harvest: 1st week April
    Deep pink blossoms - highly ornamental.
  • 2010

  • 2009

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