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Northern Spy Apple tree

Owner: Mark

Location:  Meshoppen, PENNSYLVANIA, United States

Age:Planted in about 1990
Age of this tree:31 years
Soil:clay loam 
Pruning:Yes; umbrella shape
Tree form:Not sure
Height:Not sure
Cropping:Biennial cropping (alternate years)
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Organic treatments
Local pests:borers, aphids, cedar apple rust, scab

Owner's comments

Fruit quality excellent. Seems to resist pests here well.

Season records for this tree

  • 2014

    Size: 5.0m / 16.7ft high   5.5m / 18.3ft wide
    Excellent harvest. Large, red, excellent flavor.
  • 2013

  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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