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Melrose Apple tree

Owner: Carolina

Location:  Vashon, WA, United States

Age:Planted in about
Soil:glacial till 
Climate at this location:maritime
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Biennial cropping (alternate years)
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Organic treatments

Owner's comments

Hawaii graft produced ab 10# fruit this year 2011

Season records for this tree

  • 2011

    Harvest: 2nd week October
    needed to hang a bit, but very good production this yr
  • 2010

    Harvest: 2nd week October
    small production
  • 2009

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