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Granny Smith Apple tree

Owner: Don

Location:  Corona, CA, United States

Age:Planted in about 2013
Age of this tree:7 years
Soil:More of a clay type. Used to be dairy land. 
Climate at this location:Mild about 300 hours chill hours
Pruning:I have not pruned the tree yet.
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Does not usually produce any fruit
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Organic treatments

Owner's comments

Some aphids not very many.

Season records for this tree

  • 2013

    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
    Planted this tree in April 2013 this year. Very limited growth.
  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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