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Elstar Apple tree

Owner: Gil

Location:  Snohomish, WASHINGTON, United States

Age:Planted in about 2010
Age of this tree:10 years
Soil:clayloam 
Climate at this location:cool maritrime
Pruning:tied down only
Tree form:Espalier
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Light crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:scab, Apple Maggot

Owner's comments

Really bad apple maggot

Season records for this tree

  • 2015

  • 2014

    Spring blossom: 15 April
    Harvest: 2nd week September  45kg / 99lbs
    Size: 1.5m / 5.0ft 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: Mild attack
    Plum fruit moth: Not present
    Silverleaf: Not present
    Apple Maggot takes this variety -95% loss
  • 2013

    Spring blossom: 24 April
    Harvest: 4th week September  3kg / 7lbs
    Size: 1.5m / 5.0ft 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: Mild attack
    Plum fruit moth: Not present
    Silverleaf: Not present
  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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