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About this Cox's Orange Pippin Apple tree

Owner: Don

Location:  Twisp, WA, United States

Age of this tree: 2018 years
Soil characteristics at this location: sandy loam 
Climate at this location: continental; hot summers, cold winters
Pruning: pruned for central leader
Tree form: Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height: Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping: Medium crops
Growth: This tree grows easily here
Herbicides: Un-treated
Pesticides: Organic treatments
Local pests: aphids

Owner's comments

Tree was well established when property was purchased in 2006. Prior owner identified the tree as Cox's Orange Pippin, and traits of the fruit seem to be consistent with that i.d. Tree has become more productive as we have taken better care in pruning and maintaining our orchard trees.

Season records for this tree

Season Blossom date Picking / Yield Size Season notes
2014 13 May
2nd week September
9kg / 20lbs
3.5m / 11.7ft high
3.0m / 10.0ft wide
Tree loaded with fruit this year--best ever crop. But lost about 75% to deer, squirrels, and pack rats.
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