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About this Gala Apple tree

Owner: Keith

Location:  Rye, COLORADO, United States

Age: Planted in about 2010
Age of this tree: 12 years
Soil characteristics at this location: rocky pastured soil 
Climate at this location: dry, zone 5, 7000 feet, harsh winds
Tree form: Standard
Height: Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping: Does not usually produce any fruit
Growth: This tree does not grow well here
Herbicides: Un-treated
Pesticides: Un-treated
Local pests: deer/grasshoppers/birds/bear

Owner's comments

past two years, apples have aborted after growing for a month.

Season records for this tree

Season Blossom date Picking / Yield Size Season notes
2013
2.5m / 8.3ft high
1.5m / 5.0ft wide
apples aborted after growing to marble size. buds did survive 2 freeze periods that were in the low 20's.
2012

2011

2010

2009


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