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Bardsey Apple tree

Owner: Dave

Location:  Spokane, WA, United States

Age of this tree:2022 years
Soil:Light, sandy 
Climate at this location:Fairly dry, most moisture in winter; 2100 chill hrs.
Pruning:Minimal for some years.
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Medium crops
Growth:Not specified
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Local pests:Codling moth

Owner's comments

Bardsey was available for the first time in the States in '13. I missed ordering it then, and got it from Raintree the following winter. M/EMLA 26 does well in my sandy soil and I am excited to see what Bardsey will do here.

Season records for this tree

  • 2014

    Size: 1.0m / 3.3ft high   
    Canker: Not present
    Scab: Not present
    Mildew: Not present
    Fireblight: Not present
    Cedar-apple rust: Not present
    Woolly aphid: Not present
    Codling moth: Not present
    Plum fruit moth: Not present
    Bought as a maiden from Raintree (WA, USA) on EMLA 26 spring of '14. Height 3' 5", one good branch which I hope may set buds for a sample next year. So far this cultivar seems quite content in my drier clime.
  • 2013

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  • 2009

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