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About this Gravenstein Apple tree

Owner: Wayne

Location:  Maple Ridge, BRITISH COLUMBIA, Canada

Age: Planted in about 2003
Climate at this location: coastal rainforest
Pruning: yes
Age of this tree: Not sure
Tree form: Standard
Height: Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping: Medium crops
Growth characteristics: This tree does not grow well here
Herbicides: Un-treated
Pesticides: Chemical treatments

Season records for this tree

Season Blossom date Picking date / Yield Size Season notes
5.5m / 18.3ft high
3.5m / 11.7ft wide
Canker: Mild attack
Scab: Mild attack
Mildew: Not present
Woolly aphid: Not present
Codling moth: Not present
Plum fruit moth: Not present
Silverleaf: Not present
This tree has been a problem from the first season, we have wet springs and mildew is a big problem, I dormant spray this tree early on after pruning and again after blossom set but it just seems to get every disease there is available every year it's a tough tree to look after.




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