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Gala Apple tree

Owner: Ray

Location:  Middletown, MARYLAND (MD), United States

Age:Planted in about
Rootstock:Bud 9
Soil:Heavy Clay 
Pruning:Vertical Axis
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Light crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Organic treatments

Owner's comments

10 Fulford Gala on Bud 9. They have offered some crops since there second year. 2012 is the first year they have started to set good crops. Previous 2 years were bad because of weather conditions during bloom. 4 Autumn Gala on Bud 9. Lost 6 to boarers. 10 Gale Gala on Bud 9. 50 Ultimate gala on Bud 9.

Season records for this tree

  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009

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