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Grimes Golden Apple tree

Owner: Don

Location:  Twisp, WA, United States

Age:Planted in about 2012
Age of this tree:13 years
Soil:well drained rocky loam 
Climate at this location:short, hot, dry growing season; long cold winters
Pruning:prune
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Organic treatments

Owner's comments

grafted to a well established tree/rootstock--almost certainly standard. branch mistakenly cut back to the parent tree this spring, but fortunately it has re-sprouted.