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Pink Lady Apple tree

Owner: Albany

Location:  Castleton, NY, United States

Age of this tree:2022 years
Climate at this location:5A
Pruning:Open Center
Tree form:Not sure
Height:Not sure
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Organic treatments

Owner's comments

I accidentally bought 2 of these not realizing that Pink Lady's are really only recommended for zones 6-9. Should be interesting to see if they live or die. I took a page out of the Stephen Hayes Playbook and planed them by my brick house. Hopefully the heat that comes off the brick should be enough to keep them alive and allow them to fruit.

Season records for this tree

  • 2016

    Spring blossom: 3 May
    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   1.5m / 5.0ft wide
  • 2015

    Spring blossom: 9 May
  • 2014

  • 2013

    Spring blossom: 7 May
  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009

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