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Black Oxford Apple tree


Location:  Empire, MICHIGAN, United States

Age:Planted in about
Soil:gravelly loam 
Climate at this location:Zone 5
Tree form:Standard
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:Not specified
Herbicides:Organic treatments
Pesticides:Chemical treatments
Local pests:Apple scab, plum curculio, voles

Season records for this tree

  • 2012

    Spring blossom: 29 April
    3/21 silver tip; freeze damage
  • 2011

    Harvest: 3rd week October
    Late cool spring; very dry summer; long warm fall. First fruit off of standard r/s.
  • 2010

  • 2009

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