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Honeycrisp Apple tree

Owner: Cody

Location:  Rochester, WASHINGTON, United States

Age:Planted in about 2007
Age of this tree:19 years
Soil:Rocky but soil high in nitrogen 
Climate at this location:7-B Rainy Western Washington state
Pruning:Pruned to modified central leader
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Organic treatments
Local pests:Washington Apple maggot

Owner's comments

I have 5 Honeycrisp trees , all planted in 2007. I live in a high wind area ,so i prune my trees to an open modified central leader. Honeycrisp on M-7 rootstock and thinned in June , all produced an abundant amount of apples in their 3rd year

Season records for this tree

  • 2013

    Spring blossom: 1 May
    Harvest: 3rd week September  80kg / 176lbs
    Size: 3.0m / 10.0ft high   3.5m / 11.7ft wide