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Golden Delicious Apple tree

Owner: Keith

Location:  Rye, COLORADO, United States

Age:Planted in about 2011
Age of this tree:11 years
Soil:rocky pastured soil 
Climate at this location:Dry, harsh winds
Pruning:No
Tree form:Standard
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:deer/grasshoppers/birds/bears

Season records for this tree

  • 2013

    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   1.5m / 5.0ft wide
    First apples to grow on tree, about 10 have taken. Zone 5 at 7000 feet. Dry area, very little watering. Buds were able to handle two freezes periods in the low 20's during mid April.
  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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