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Shiro Apple tree

Owner: Sarah

Location:  Orcas Island, WA, United States

Age:Planted in about 2012
Age of this tree:15 years
Soil:Clay 
Climate at this location:Salt spray, wet windy in winter, dry sunny cool in summer
Pruning:Yes
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
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:Fungus

Owner's comments

Planted in December 2012.