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About this Ashmead's Kernel Apple tree

Owner: Marsha

Location:  PORTLAND, OR, United States


Visiting: By arrangement

Age: Planted in about
Rootstock: M-111
Soil characteristics at this location: Clay 
Climate at this location: Wet October - June, dry July - September. Occasional freezes.
Pruning: Prune to an almost-manageable size. Still need a 10' or so orchard ladder.
Age of this tree: 5 - 10 years
Tree form: Not sure
Height: Taller than 15ft / 4m
Cropping: Medium crops
Growth characteristics: This tree grows easily here
Herbicides: Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides: Not sure
Main local pests: Apple maggot, and things I'm too ignorant to recognize.


Owner's comments

Planted in 2004. I sort of wanted a landscape tree instead of or in addition to a provider of fruit, so I put this on almost full sized rootstock. I prune it summer and winter, and it's still getting away from me. My first and favorite apple tree.

Season records for this tree

Season Blossom date Picking date / Yield Size Season notes
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