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Ashmead's Kernel Apple tree

Owner: Matt

Location:  Reynoldsburg, OHIO, United States

Age:Planted in about 2011
Age of this tree:9 years
Pruning:Yes, trying for central leader but it is resisting.
Tree form:Half-standard
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Light crops
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Chemical treatments
Pesticides:Organic treatments

Season records for this tree

  • 2014

    Spring blossom: 30 April
    Harvest: 1st week September  1kg / 2lbs
    Canker: Mild attack
    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
    Only a single apple that was blown off a couple of weeks early (again). Unfortunately the bugs got it first so it was too far gone to store until it ripened a bit. Will be hacking this tree into shape next spring due to it's current unwieldiness.
  • 2013

    Size: 3.0m / 10.0ft high   1.0m / 3.3ft wide
    Canker: Not present
    Scab: Mild attack
    Mildew: Not present
    Fireblight: Not present
    Cedar-apple rust: Not present
    Codling moth: Not present
    Plum fruit moth: Not present
    Silverleaf: Not present
    First year for fruit with only a single apple that was blown off a couple of weeks early. Let the apple sit for 1 week unrefrigerated and 1 week refrigerated, still a REALLY tasty apple.
  • 2012

    Size: 2.5m / 8.3ft high   1.0m / 3.3ft wide
    Canker: Not present
    Scab: Mild attack
    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
    1 blossom w/o fruit
  • 2011

    Size: 1.0m / 3.3ft 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
    Planted and whipped to 42"
  • 2010

  • 2009


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