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Gravenstein Apple tree

Owner: Wayne

Location:  Maple Ridge, BRITISH COLUMBIA, Canada

Age:Planted in about 2003
Age of this tree:23 years
Climate at this location:coastal rainforest
Tree form:Standard
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Medium crops
Growth:This tree does not grow well here
Pesticides:Chemical treatments

Season records for this tree

  • 2013

    Size: 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.