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Kingston Black Apple tree

Owner: Rory

Location:  Stafford, VA, United States

Age:Planted in about 2013
Age of this tree:9 years
Soil:Garden soil/top soil loam 
Climate at this location:Winter lows to 0F, avg low mid 20s. Summer highs to low 100s, mid 90s many days. Humid summers
Pruning:Made 33" cut at planting
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:Not specified
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Chemical treatments
Local pests:Green caterpillars

Owner's comments

Planted 29 Mar 2014 in a 1/2 whiskey barrel. No blooms this year. Late to bud out but growing at moderate pace as of 10 May.

Season records for this tree

  • 2014

  • 2013

  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009

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