blackland prairie clay soil ammended with sandy loam.
Climate at this location:
Zone 7. Chilly wet winter, hot dry summer. Spring/Fall perfect weather.
Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
This tree grows easily here
Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Season records for this tree
Spring blossom: 28 February
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.
Spring blossom: 25 February
Harvest: 1st week June
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.
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