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Liberty Apple tree

Owner: Bonnie

Location:  Rochester, NEW YORK, United States

Age:Planted in about 2013
Age of this tree:11 years
Soil:heavily amended clay 
Climate at this location:Northeastern US, heavy snow in winter, 70-90 degrees F in summer
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:Not specified
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Not sure

Owner's comments

Replaces Liberty planted in 2012, that died its first year due to harsh, very dry summer. Arrived for planting 4-17-2013, planted next day. Abundant side shoots at planting, already had received initial pruning.