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Braeburn Apple tree

Owner: John

Location:  Allendale, MI, United States

Age:Planted in about
Rootstock:M26
Soil:Sandy loam 
Climate at this location:Humid continental
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Organic treatments
Local pests:Plum curculio, obliquebanded leafroller, apple maggot

Owner's comments

Purchased Braeburn on M26 rootstock from a local nursury. Decent growth after one season, very little height added the following year, however the tree seems more robust. No bloom in 2011 or 2012, grew numerous fruit buds.

Season records for this tree

  • 2012

    Did not bloom, grew many fruit buds
  • 2011

    Did not bloom
  • 2010

    Decent growth, but no bloom
  • 2009

    Planted balled and burlapped 2-year old tree 11/05

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