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About this Golden Delicious Apple tree

Owner: Torebuch

Location:  Keene, ONTARIO, Canada

Age: Planted in about 2006
Age of this tree: 12 years
Climate at this location: Cold winters hot summers, Canada zone 5A
Pruning: Modified central leader
Tree form: Half-standard
Height: Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping: Not specified
Growth: This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides: Un-treated
Pesticides: Organic treatments
Local pests: Scab, Codling moth, birds

Owner's comments

Planted from nursery potted stock in 2006, first large crop in 2011. Poor/non existent crop in 2012, possibly from alternate bearing or from very warm temperatures in March followed by frosts in April, killing blossoms.

Season records for this tree

Season Blossom date Picking / Yield Size Season notes
2014 27 May
0kg / 0lbs
Poor bloom and apple set. Only 12 apples remaining by mid june, none reached maturity
2013 17 May
2nd week October
40kg / 88lbs
4.0m / 13.3ft high

Canker: Not present
Scab: Mild attack
Mildew: Not present
Fireblight: Not present
Cedar-apple rust: Not present
Woolly aphid: Not present
Codling moth: Not present
Plum fruit moth: Not present
Silverleaf: Not present
Heavily thinned in June, lots of PC damage, some fruits on the small size
2012 12 May
2nd week October
2kg / 4lbs

Canker: Not present
Scab: Mild attack
Mildew: Not present
Fireblight: Not present
Cedar-apple rust: Not present
Woolly aphid: Not present
Codling moth: Not present
Plum fruit moth: Not present
Silverleaf: Not present
almost no apples this year. Very few blossoms, frosts.
2011 23 May
2nd week October
40kg / 88lbs

Canker: Not present
Scab: Mild attack
Mildew: Not present
Fireblight: Not present
Cedar-apple rust: Not present
Woolly aphid: Not present
Codling moth: Not present
Plum fruit moth: Not present
Silverleaf: Not present
Great crop
2010

2009


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