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About this McIntosh Apple tree

Owner: Peter

Location:  Bridgetown, NOVA SCOTIA, Canada

Age: Planted in about
Soil characteristics at this location: 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

Season Blossom date Picking / Yield Size Season notes
2012 7 May
2nd week September

picking time estimated, hot/dry summer



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