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Anna Apple tree

Owner: Dawn

Location:  Taylor, TEXAS, United States

Age:Planted in about 2013
Age of this tree:9 years
Soil:blackland prairie clay soil ammended with sandy loam. 
Climate at this location:Zone 7. Chilly wet winter, hot dry summer. Spring/Fall perfect weather.
Tree form:Not sure
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Not sure

Season records for this tree

  • 2016

    Spring blossom: 28 February
    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   1.5m / 5.0ft wide
    Did not lose all its leaves for the winter. Began blooming 21-22nd. Observed Feb 25th with many more blooms than previous years. Blooms earlier than Dorsett, which was planted to be a companion. Many bees covering the flowers. Mar 17th, handful of immature apples seen. Still a few scattered blooms.
  • 2015

    Spring blossom: 25 February
    Harvest: 1st week June
    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   
    Mildew: Mild attack
    planted fruiting size tree, fall 11/2012? 1 inch cal. First blooms this year 02/21/2015 Only 3 apples formed. Some mildew seen on leaves.
  • 2014

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  • 2009


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