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Esopus Spitzenburg Apple tree

Owner: Libba

Location:  Albuquerque, NM, United States

Age:Planted in about 2010
Age of this tree:9 years
Soil:alkaline 
Climate at this location:arid
Pruning:yes
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Not sure
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:none known

Owner's comments

Tree is on drip irrigation.

Season records for this tree

  • 2013

    Spring blossom: 6 April
    Size: 1.5m / 5.0ft high   1.0m / 3.3ft wide
    It's blooming for the first time! We planted it a few years ago with a Winter Banana, which has bloomed for 3 seasons and bore fruit last season. Hoping for my favorite apple to fruit this year!
  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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