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About this Ashmead's Kernel Apple tree

Owner: Matt

Location:  REYNOLDSBURG, OHIO, United States


Age: Planted in about 2011
Pruning: Yes, trying for central leader but it is resisting.
Age of this tree: Not sure
Tree form: Half-standard
Height: Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping: Light crops
Growth characteristics: This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides: Chemical treatments
Pesticides: Organic treatments


Season records for this tree

Season Blossom date Picking date / Yield Size Season notes
2014 30 April
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
1kg / 2lbs 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
0kg / 0lbs 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
0kg / 0lbs 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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