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Spartan Apple tree

Owner: Jim

Location:  Hallstead, PA, United States

Age:Planted in about 2010
Age of this tree:14 years
Climate at this location:USDA Zone 5b. Av. Frost Free - May 4 to Oct. 6
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:Chemical treatments

Season records for this tree

  • 2021

    Spring blossom: 5 May
    Harvest: 2nd week September  15kg / 33lbs
  • 2020

    Spring blossom: 17 May
  • 2019

    Spring blossom: 11 May
    Harvest: 3rd week September  15kg / 33lbs
  • 2018

    Spring blossom: 15 May
  • 2017

    Spring blossom: 5 May
    Harvest: 4th week September  1kg / 2lbs
    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   1.5m / 5.0ft wide
  • 2016

    Spring blossom: 8 May
    The deer wiped out my apple crop. Due to a late freeze, there were no apples on the wild trees in this area. So, mine were especially tempting.
  • 2015

    Spring blossom: 12 May
  • 2014

    Spring blossom: 15 May
  • 2013

  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009

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