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Baldwin Apple tree

Owner: Jeff

Location:  Reading, PA, United States

Age:Planted in about 2011
Age of this tree:9 years
Rootstock:Geneva 11 with MM 111 interstem
Soil:loam over rock 
Climate at this location:Zone 6, with dry summers
Pruning:prune
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:Not specified
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:My 3 Golden Retrievers (they run into the tree, eat the tree and steal the fruit)

Season records for this tree

  • 2014

    Spring blossom: 6 May
    Harvest: 2nd week September  1kg / 2lbs
    Size: 2.5m / 8.3ft high   1.5m / 5.0ft wide
    Tree produced two apples. I took one Labor Day and about the 10th. The seeds were a deep brown. They good have stayed a longer, but the dog was starting to notice them, so I harvested them before he got them.
  • 2013

  • 2012

  • 2011

    Just planted - no data yet
  • 2010

  • 2009


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