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McIntosh Apple tree

Owner: Steven

Location:  Skandia, MI, United States

Age:Planted in about 2008
Age of this tree:16 years
Soil:dirt/clay 
Climate at this location:cold -30 winter high 80 in the summer
Pruning:yes, to shape
Tree form:Standard
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Does not usually produce any fruit
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Chemical treatments
Local pests:catapellars

Owner's comments

End of some branches turned black..Fire blight? Otherwise tree looks healthy..Growing good. Too young to produce fruit...

Season records for this tree

  • 2017

    Spring blossom: 6 June
    green tip may 15th..sprayed..quite a few blossoms