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Fuji Apple tree

Owner: Cody

Location:  Rochester, WASHINGTON, United States

Age:Planted in about 2007
Age of this tree:18 years
Soil:Rocky but soil high in nitrogen 
Climate at this location:USDA ZONE 7-B Rainy Western Washington state
Pruning:Pruned to modified central leader
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Medium crops
Growth:Not specified
Herbicides:Chemical treatments
Pesticides:Organic treatments
Local pests:Washington Apple maggot

Owner's comments

I own 2 Red Sport Fuji apple tress on MM111 rootstock . I live in a high wind area , so i prune to an open modified central leader. Even with heavy thinning the trees produce small sweet apples .

Season records for this tree

  • 2013

    Spring blossom: 20 April
    Harvest: 1st week October  9kg / 20lbs
    Size: 2.5m / 8.3ft high   3.0m / 10.0ft wide