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Grenadier Apple tree

Owner: John

Location:  Allendale, MI, United States

Age:Planted in about
Rootstock:MM111, Antonovka
Soil:Sandy loam 
Climate at this location:Humid continental
Tree form:Standard
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:Deer, plum curculio, obliquebanded leafroller, apple maggot

Owner's comments

Grafted scions of Grenadier onto MM111 and Antonovka rootstocks. So-so growth; after one season in the nursery, trees have grown from 3-inch scions to 1-foot whips. Variety doesn't seem to be as vigorous as others grafted at the same time.

Season records for this tree

  • 2011

    Grafted 04/01, Planted 05/06
  • 2010

  • 2009


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