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About this Gala Apple tree

Owner: R.

Location:  Woodbridge, VIRGINIA, United States

Age: Planted in about 2013
Age of this tree: 7 years
Pruning: Yes
Tree form: Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height: Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping: Not specified
Growth: This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides: Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides: Chemical treatments

Owner's comments

First year (2013) in the ground suffered badly from cedar apple rust, lost almost all leaves, and fruit. 2nd year (2014) sprayed for CAR, but no blooms, hence no fruit, however really heathy growth. 3rd (2015) waiting for bloom, and ready to treat for CAR.

Season records for this tree

Season Blossom date Picking / Yield Size Season notes

As of today 3/28 still dormant, but buds starting slowly to swell.
0kg / 0lbs
Sprayed for CAR but damage done from 2013 no blooms no fruit
0kg / 0lbs 1.5m / 5.0ft high

Cedar-apple rust: Severe attack




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