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Pink Pearl Apple tree

Owner: Alison

Location:  Albion, CALIFORNIA, United States

Age:Planted in about 2002
Age of this tree:18 years
Soil:clay 
Climate at this location:wet, mild winters, cool summers with some fog
Pruning:yearly
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Medium crops
Growth:This tree does not grow well here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Organic treatments
Local pests:deer, bear, codling moth,scab

Owner's comments

This apple tree is very susceptible to powdery mildew.

Season records for this tree

  • 2013

    Size: 2.5m / 8.3ft high   1.5m / 5.0ft wide
    Mildew: Severe attack
    no fruit set; wet spring.
  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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