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Candy Crisp Apple tree

Owner: J.P.Curry

Location:  Sturgeon, MO, United States

Age:Planted in about
Soil:Heavy clay with little topsoil 
Climate at this location:Chilly winters to -10F, hot summers to 105F.
Pruning:Pruned to central leader
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Medium crops
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Organic treatments
Pesticides:Organic treatments
Local pests:Woodpeckers, raccoons, catepillars in that order.

Owner's comments

Killed by buck rubbing antlers, Nov. 2011

Season records for this tree

  • 2012

  • 2011

    Harvest: 3rd week September
    Season started very wet, but rain cut off in May to maybe 1/2" per month.
  • 2010

  • 2009


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