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Mutsu 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:Cold winters with snow or sleet, hot short summer, cool to cold spring and fall.
Pruning:prune
Tree form:Not sure
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Medium crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:Apple Maggot

Owner's comments

We use nylon footies to cover our apples in June and this has kept them bug free unless the footie slides off. For weed control we also use biological control by planting insects that eat the Dalmation toadflax and Knapweed. Mutsu's are our favorite table apple.

Season records for this tree

  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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