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Golden Delicious Apple tree

Owner: Mark

Location:  Meshoppen, PENNSYLVANIA, United States

Age:Planted in about 1980
Age of this tree:44 years
Soil:clay loam 
Pruning:Minimal; central leader, removal of broken branches from storm damage
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Not sure
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:Not specified
Pesticides:Not sure
Local pests:aphids

Owner's comments

Tree was purchased at a nursery; Stark Bros. was the supplier; cultivar was listed as 'Mullins cultivar.'

Season records for this tree

  • 2014

    Size: 6.0m / 20.0ft high   5.5m / 18.3ft wide
    Should have thinned more. Even small apples had good shape.
  • 2013

  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009

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