|Age:||Planted in about 2006|
|Age of this tree:||15 years|
|Soil characteristics at this location:||Beautiful prairie loam. pH 7.5-8|
|Climate at this location:||Cold, windy prairie. Warm, dryish summers.|
|Pruning:||Yes, for openness and height|
|Tree form:||Central leader (widest at bottom)|
|Height:||Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m|
|Cropping:||Biennial cropping (alternate years)|
|Growth:||This tree grows easily here|
|Local pests:||A few coddling moths seen in 2013|
|Season||Blossom date||Picking / Yield||Size||Season notes|
||1st week October
30kg / 66lbs
|3.5m / 11.7ft high
3.0m / 10.0ft wide
|Canker: Not present
Scab: Not present
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
Very late season, by 2-3 weeks. Very large crop on 3 of 6 trees that was thinned to 1 apple per cluster. (400 lbs) High acidity in apples this year. OK for me, but too tangy for some others.
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