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McIntosh Apple tree

Owner: Peter

Location:  Bridgetown, NOVA SCOTIA, Canada

Age:Planted in about
Soil:mostly clay 
Climate at this location:moderate Canadian east coast climate
Pruning:yes
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Light crops
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Chemical treatments
Local pests:none obvious

Owner's comments

one of 3 dwarf varieties in our residential back yard. This year (2012) the crop is meagre and the apple size small, probably the consequence of a hot/dry summer.

Season records for this tree

  • 2012

    Spring blossom: 7 May
    Harvest: 2nd week September
    picking time estimated, hot/dry summer
  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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