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Gravenstein Apple tree

Owner: Jerry

Location:  Point Reyes Station, CALIFORNIA, United States

Age:Planted in about 1960
Age of this tree:64 years
Climate at this location:Mediterranean
Pruning:summer and winter pruning
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Organic treatments
Local pests:gophers, codling moths

Season records for this tree

  • 2020

    Spring blossom: 14 April
  • 2019

    Spring blossom: 20 April
  • 2018

    Spring blossom: 22 April
    Harvest: 1st week September
  • 2017

    Spring blossom: 5 April
    Harvest: 2nd week August
  • 2016

    Spring blossom: 28 March