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Gravenstein Apple tree

Owner: Dan

Location:  Freeland, WA, United States

Age:Planted in about
Soil:2-3 feet topsoil (loam) to layer of cemented gravelly till 
Climate at this location:mild winters and summers, long spring and fall, 30 inches rin annually
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Biennial cropping (alternate years)
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Local pests:mildew on leaves, maybe a little scab - clear fruit usually

Owner's comments

Tree is on mowed sod.