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Duchess of Oldenburg Apple tree

Owner: Charley

Location:  Spokane, WA, SPOKANE COUNTY, United States

Age:Planted in about
Rootstock:M7 or M111
Soil:Sandy clay loam 
Climate at this location:Short hot summers with cool fall and spring, usually cold winters with snow or sleet.
Pruning:prune
Tree form:Not sure
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Light crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Organic treatments
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:Apple Maggot

Owner's comments

We use nylon socks to cover our apples which keep most of the apple maggots etc out. Spraying is unneeded since we started using the socks. For weed control we are using insects that attack our the worst offenders.

Season records for this tree

  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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