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Ashmead's Kernel Apple tree

Owner: Will

Location:  Philo, CALIFORNIA, United States

Age:Planted in about 1990
Age of this tree:29 years
Rootstock:volunteer seedling grafted over
Soil:clay loam (USDA profile Ornbaun-Zeni Complex) 
Climate at this location:Cold rainy winters, hot dry summers
Pruning:pruned hard to keep fruit under 8 ft.
Tree form:Fan
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Medium crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:coddling moth

Season records for this tree

  • 2013

  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009

Tree after pruning 3/2013

Tree after pruning 3/2013

Copyright: W Ross

Uploaded: 25 Mar 2013

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