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Spartan Apple tree

Owner: Fruittaart

Location:  Lynnwood, WASHINGTON, United States

Age of this tree:2023 years
Rootstock:Graft buds are visible where the branches meet the trunk of the tree.
Soil:Sandy well drained, sloping to the North 
Climate at this location:Temperate, USDA zone 8, West of the Cascade Mts in the Pacific NW
Pruning:Purchased in espalier form
Tree form:Espalier
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:Not specified

Owner's comments

This tree was purchased from the Fall nursary close-out sale. It is immediately adjacent to a Liberty apple tree also in expalier form, purchased and planted at the same time.

Season records for this tree

  • 2014

    Spring blossom: 19 April
  • 2013

    Spring blossom: 10 May
    Size: 1.5m / 5.0ft high   1.5m / 5.0ft wide
  • 2012

    Spring blossom: 12 May
    Moderate number of blossoms.