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King of the Pippins Apple tree

Owner: Eric

Location:  Malta, NY, United States

Age:Planted in about 2013
Age of this tree:6 years
Rootstock:Rootstock is unknown, but likely M7
Soil:Sandy loam 
Climate at this location:5a - I live in a forest, tree gets about 9 hours of sun.
Pruning:Yes
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:Not specified
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Chemical treatments
Local pests:Japanese beetle, rabbits, deer, aphids, caterpillars.

Owner's comments

This is a graft onto an old crab apple. The vigor of the growth so far would be considered slightly above average.

Season records for this tree

  • 2013

  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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