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Sweet Sixteen Apple tree

Owner: J.P.Curry

Location:  Sturgeon, MO, United States

Age:Planted in about 2012
Age of this tree:8 years
Soil:Heavy clay with little topsoil 
Climate at this location:Chilly winters to -10F, hot summers to 105F.
Tree form:Not sure
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:This tree does not grow well here
Herbicides:Organic treatments
Pesticides:Organic treatments
Local pests:woodpeckers, raccoons, catepillars in that order.

Owner's comments

Grafted in 2012.

Season records for this tree

  • 2014

  • 2013

  • 2012

    Size: 1.0m / 3.3ft high   1.0m / 3.3ft wide
    Canker: Not present
    Scab: Not present
    Mildew: Not present
    Fireblight: Not present
    Cedar-apple rust: Severe attack
    Woolly aphid: Not present
    Codling moth: Not present
    Plum fruit moth: Not present
    Silverleaf: Not present
  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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