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Empire Apple tree

Owner: Steven

Location:  Skandia, MI, United States

Age:Planted in about 2006
Age of this tree:15 years
Soil:clay/dirt 
Climate at this location:cold
Pruning:yes to shape
Tree form:Half-standard
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Does not usually produce any fruit
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Chemical treatments
Local pests:catapillar deer rabbits

Owner's comments

rabbits ate most of this tree 5 years ago. growing well now

Season records for this tree

  • 2021

    Green tip 5-10-21 sprayed
  • 2020

  • 2019

    Spring blossom: 11 June
    Green tip 5-16-19 spayed..first year with blossoms
  • 2018

    green tip 5-16-sprayed
  • 2017

  • 2016

  • 2015

  • 2014

    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
    Silverleaf: Not present
    growing well. making a comeback
  • 2013

  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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