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Aroma Apple tree

Owner: Peter

Location:  Westford, MA, United States

Age:Planted in about 2009
Age of this tree:11 years
Soil:Typical MA sandy and rock filled 
Climate at this location:Hot dry summer, cold snowy/icy winter
Pruning:Top and prune this year
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Light crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Not sure
Local pests:Voles, mice, rabbits, deer

Season records for this tree

  • 2015

    Harvest: 2nd week August  1kg / 2lbs
    Size: 3.0m / 10.0ft high   2.5m / 8.3ft wide
    Canker: Not present
    Scab: Mild attack
    Mildew: Not present
    Fireblight: Not present
    First year flowering and fruiting
  • 2014

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  • 2009


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