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Jonagold Apple tree

Owner: Mrs.

Location:  Newport, RI, United States

Age:Planted in about 2007
Age of this tree:17 years
Soil:excellent well-drained soil 
Climate at this location:zone 6b to 7a doesn't not get colder that -0 F.
Pruning:I prune my own trees
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:Chemical treatments
Local pests:peach tree borer, ofm, plum curculio

Season records for this tree

  • 2013

    Harvest: 3rd week September  3kg / 7lbs
    Size: 3.5m / 11.7ft high   2.5m / 8.3ft wide
    Canker: Not present
    Scab: Not present
    Mildew: Not present
    Fireblight: Not present
    Cedar-apple rust: Not present
    Woolly aphid: Not present
    Codling moth: Not present
    Plum fruit moth: Not present
    Silverleaf: Not present
    Tree is healthy and seven years old.
  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009

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