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About this Red Delicious Apple tree

Owner: Keith

Location:  RYE, COLORADO, United States


Age: Planted in about 2009
Soil characteristics at this location: Fair, ph a little high 
Climate at this location: harsh winter, dry, zone 4 to 5, 7000 feet above sea level.
Pruning: Prune
Age of this tree: Not sure
Tree form: Half-standard
Height: Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping: Does not usually produce any fruit
Growth characteristics: This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides: Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides: Un-treated
Main local pests: deer, birds and grasshoppers


Owner's comments

grasshoppers will eat leaves and friut. Transplanted tree 2 times. last transplanted 2 years ago. Tree seems to be thriving in more protected area from wind, heat and more soil moisture available. Many cedars in area, however dry climate; no cedar rust.

Season records for this tree

Season Blossom date Picking date / Yield Size Season notes
2014 8 May

This apple tree had the most blossoms. The rest had none or very few. April temps hit 15 degrees and 21 degrees two different days. Most of buds were damaged on all fruit trees. Today, May 11, snow storm and temps will drop into 20's.
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