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Pixie Crunch Apple tree

Owner: Cheri

Location:  Plover, WISCONSIN, United States

Age:Planted in about 2009
Age of this tree:12 years
Soil:Sandy 
Climate at this location:Winters: Cold temps, can get below zero. Summers: Can get into 90's.
Pruning:Young tree, so light pruning in March
Tree form:Not sure
Height:Taller than 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Light crops
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Chemical treatments
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:Deer

Owner's comments

Apples are snack size, sweet and juicy.

Season records for this tree

  • 2013

    Harvest: 2nd week October  2kg / 4lbs
    Size: 1.5m / 5.0ft high   1.0m / 3.3ft wide
    Canker: Not present
    Scab: Not present
    Mildew: Not present
    Fireblight: Not present
    Cedar-apple rust: Not present
    Woolly aphid: Not present
    Plum fruit moth: Not present
    Silverleaf: Not present
    Young tree, but have a fairly good crop this year.
  • 2012

    Size: 1.5m / 5.0ft high   1.0m / 3.3ft 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
    Early warm temps and late frost killed most blossoms.
  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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