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Calville Blanc d'Hiver Apple tree

Owner: Tom

Location:  Salt Lake City, UTAH, United States

Age:Planted in about 2012
Age of this tree:8 years
Rootstock:Emla111
Soil:Clay loam somewhat stony ph6.5 
Climate at this location:6b/7a
Pruning:Cut back to 18" at planting summer pruning to shape.
Tree form:Espalier
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:You name it we've got it.

Owner's comments

Planted 8 3/25 as part of a belgian fence. Trees were 2 yr old feathered whips cut back to 18" at planting. Trees blossomed heavily no fruit set though. All grew vigorously and untroubled by disease/ pests . We lost 3 trees to fire blight in May ,Calville was untouched.

Season records for this tree

  • 2016

  • 2015

    Productive verygood fruit, not bad fresh eating, better cooked. Trees grow well espaliered minimal worm damage for no spray. Well worth growing.
  • 2014

    Spring blossom: 1 May
    Size: 1.5m / 5.0ft high   
    Canker: Not present
    Scab: Not present
    8 healthy trees as part of a 32 tree Belgian fence 4 with blossoms this year. Some mildew around the yard none on the Calville some aphid problems on the sweet cherries. Lots of rain this spring but cool so far so no fireblight
  • 2013

  • 2012

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  • 2010

  • 2009


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