Mostly coastal influence but above the fog. ~250 chill hour average
Summer and winter
Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Up to 6ft / 2m
Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Sited with south western exposure against stucco wall. Very hot location. Full sun after 10am year round.
Season records for this tree
Harvest: 4th week October 2kg / 4lbs
1.5m / 5.0ft high 1.0m / 3.3ft 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 Sporadic blooms from March through June. Harvest very good sized apples starting late Oct to early Nov. About 15 apples total. Excellent taste!
Planted bare root week of 2/23/15. Pruned to 30&amp;quot;
Slow growth until late summer, then much faster. Seemed to do better the hotter it got. Pruned once for size control. Bloomed after the pruning in late July but no fruit set.
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