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Newtown Pippin Apple tree

Owner: Anne

Location:  Lyme, NH, United States

Age:Planted in about
Rootstock:unknown
Soil:Moist, rich, old farmland 
Climate at this location:Zone 4.5/5
Pruning:pruned occasionally
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Taller than 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:Tent caterpillers, Japanese beetles

Owner's comments

We believe this tree is at least 50 years old. We have the 4 main parts cabled together. The house site was originally an old farm settled in the 1800's.

Season records for this tree

  • 2011

    Spring blossom: 15 May
    Many apples!
  • 2010

    Fairly good crop
  • 2009


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