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Akane Apple tree

Owner: Gil

Location:  Snohomish, WASHINGTON, United States

Age:Planted in about 2011
Age of this tree:10 years
Soil:Clayloam 
Climate at this location:Dry summer and rainy winter, median average high 65, low 40
Pruning:None yet, but scionwood
Tree form:Espalier
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:Apple maggot and codling moth, voles, rabbits, deer

Owner's comments

Apple maggot, ugg. My 18 trees are pretty but mostly inedible. Next year I will spray with Surround diatomaceous earth

Season records for this tree

  • 2016

  • 2015

    Spring blossom: 12 April
    Harvest: 1st week September  70kg / 154lbs
    Canker: Not present
    Scab: Not present
    Mildew: Not present
    Fireblight: Not present
    Cedar-apple rust: Not present
    Woolly aphid: Not present
    Codling moth: Mild attack
    Plum fruit moth: Not present
    Silverleaf: Not present
    Apple maggot is here. They love this apple
  • 2014

  • 2013

  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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