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Ashmead's Kernel Apple tree

Owner: Tom

Location:  Holladay, UT, United States

Age:Planted in about
Soil:sandy loam, not too fertile 
Climate at this location:Zone 6b/7a, low humidity
Pruning:Yes
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Light crops
Growth:This tree does not grow well here
Herbicides:Chemical treatments
Pesticides:Chemical treatments
Local pests:coddling moth

Owner's comments

very slow to bear; the first decent crop came 9 years after planting

Season records for this tree

  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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