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Priscilla Apple tree

Owner: J.P.Curry

Location:  Sturgeon, MO, United States

Age:Planted in about 2010
Age of this tree:10 years
Rootstock:G11, G16, G30
Soil:Heavy clay with little topsoil 
Climate at this location:Chilly winters to -10F, hot summers to 105F.
Pruning:Planted last year. 1st pruning will be Feb. 2012
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Organic treatments
Pesticides:Organic treatments
Local pests:Woodpeckers, raccoons, catepillars in that order.

Owner's comments

Lost one of the G16s in spring. May have been planted in a wet spot and drowned. The only loss out of 20 apples planted in November of 2010.

Season records for this tree

  • 2014

    Spring blossom: 25 April
  • 2013

    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   1.0m / 3.3ft wide
    Canker: Not present
    Scab: Not present
    Mildew: Not present
    Fireblight: Not present
    Cedar-apple rust: Not present
    Woolly aphid: Not present
    Codling moth: Not present
    Plum fruit moth: Not present
    Silverleaf: Not present
  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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