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Roxbury Russet Apple tree

Owner: D.

Location:  Toronto, ONTARIO, Canada

Age:Planted in about 2013
Age of this tree:8 years
Soil:sandy loam ? 
Climate at this location:Hardiness Zone 5b
Pruning:This is a first season graft onto a 7 year old courtland apple tree.
Tree form:Not sure
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Organic treatments
Local pests:rosey aphids

Owner's comments

This was grafted this year onto a 7 year old Courtland apple tree. The graft scion was purchased from Siloam Orchard. In this it's first season, it has produced 2 shoots, measuring roughly 3 and 2 feet respectively, and one flawless apple roughly 3 inches in diameter.

Season records for this tree

  • 2014

    Spring blossom: 24 May
  • 2013

    Size: 2.5m / 8.3ft high   
    some limited rosey aphid curling on leaves
  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009

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