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About this Golden Russet Apple tree

Owner: Mark

Location:  Cape Neddick, MAINE, United States

Age: Planted in about 2010
Soil characteristics at this location: rocy clay, improved slightly by cover crops 
Age of this tree: 11
Tree form: Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height: Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping: Medium crops
Growth characteristics: This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides: Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides: Organic treatments
Main local pests: borers, voles, deer, plum curculio

Owner's comments

Bears medium crops of decent quality fruit. Size runs smallish. Spray sulfur for scab and Surround for pc, effective control. Get some sooty blotch and flyspeck. Flavor was fair at best in 2012, improved this year but still fair-good.

Season records for this tree

Season Blossom date Picking date / Yield Size Season notes

3rd week October
5kg / 11lbs
2.5m / 8.3ft high
1.5m / 5.0ft wide
Canker: Not present
Scab: Not present
Mildew: Not present
Fireblight: Not present
Woolly aphid: Not present
Codling moth: Not present
Plum fruit moth: Not present
Silverleaf: Not present
better flavor than 2012 but still below expectations.




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