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About this Anna Apple tree

Owner: Dawn

Location:  Taylor, TEXAS, United States

Age: Planted in about 2013
Age of this tree: 8 years
Soil characteristics at this location: 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

Season Blossom date Picking / Yield Size Season notes
2016 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.
2015 25 February
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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