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Anna Apple tree

Owner: Kenneth

Location:  Newberry, FLORIDA, United States

Age:Planted in about 2007
Age of this tree:15 years
Soil:slightly calcareous sand with occasional clay 
Climate at this location:8B, Humid summers
Pruning:Annual to modified central leader
Tree form:Standard
Height:Taller than 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Pesticides:Organic treatments
Local pests:Aphids

Owner's comments

The only thing holding this tree back is that it blooms ahead of all of my other apples. I now have 17 varieties to try and have better pollination.

Season records for this tree

  • 2016

    Suddenly died.
  • 2015

  • 2014

    Spring blossom: 15 February
    Harvest: 1st week June  2kg / 4lbs
    Size: 6.0m / 20.0ft high   4.5m / 15.0ft wide
    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
    Nearly every apple suffered splitting. Those that made it tasted very good.
  • 2013

  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009

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