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Gravenstein Apple tree

Owner: Phil

Location:  Laguna Niguel, CALIFORNIA, United States

Age:Planted in about 2015
Age of this tree:11 years
Soil:Clay 
Climate at this location:Mostly coastal influence but above the fog. ~250 chill hour average
Pruning:Summer and winter
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:Not specified
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Organic treatments

Owner's comments

Sited on the north side of large italian cypress trees. Will get full sun for 3-5hr and filtered sun another few hours from March to October. Experimental planting.

Season records for this tree

  • 2015

    Planted bare root week of 2/23/15. Pruned to 30" 1.5-2' of growth. Not pruned.