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Winesap Apple tree

Owner: Alison

Location:  Hadley, MASSACHUSETTS, United States

Age:Planted in about 2013
Age of this tree:13 years
Soil:Wet former pastureland 
Pruning:Annually in late February/early March
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Not sure
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:Not specified
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)

Owner's comments

Planted Spring 2014

Season records for this tree

  • 2014

    Spring blossom: 6 May
    Tree planted this spring to replace dead Winesap planted previous year. After a few weeks in the ground, the vigorous tree started looking bad so we moved it to a drier area of the orchard thinking damp soil might have killed the other Winesap.