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About this Kidd's Orange Red Apple tree

Owner: Simon

Location:  SANT MIQUEL DE FLUVIÀ, GIRONA, Spain


Age: Planted in about 2012
Soil characteristics at this location: Sandy 
Climate at this location: Mediterranean, frequent strong cold north wind
Pruning: lower leaves removed and some upper thinning
Age of this tree: Not sure
Tree form: Standard
Height: Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping: Not specified
Growth characteristics: This tree grows easily here
Herbicides: Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides: Chemical treatments
Main local pests: Snails, aphids


Season records for this tree

Season Blossom date Picking date / Yield Size Season notes
2014
0kg / 0lbs 3.0m / 10.0ft high
1.5m / 5.0ft wide
Canker: Not present
Scab: Not present
Mildew: Not present
Fireblight: Not present
Cedar-apple rust: Not present
Woolly aphid: Not present
Codling moth: Not present
Plum fruit moth: Not present
Silverleaf: Not present
This tree has proved to be a growth rocket, though it has yet to produce fruit. Actual height 2.8 m, spread 1.3 m, trunk diameter above rootstock graft 3 cm.
2013 12 April
0kg / 0lbs
Canker: Not present
Scab: Not present
Mildew: Not present
Fireblight: Not present
Cedar-apple rust: Not present
Woolly aphid: Not present
Codling moth: Not present
Plum fruit moth: Not present
Silverleaf: Not present
Planted as a 1 m whip. A bit of wilt in April immediately after blossoming, possibly caused by need for more water.
2012
1.0m / 3.3ft high

Planted at the end of November
2011

2010

2009

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