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Gravenstein Apple tree

Owner: Chris

Location:  Kennewick, WA, United States

Age:Planted in about 2014
Age of this tree:12 years
Tree form:Cordon
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Light crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Chemical treatments
Local pests:codling moth, aphids

Season records for this tree

  • 2016

    Size: 3.0m / 10.0ft high   2.5m / 8.3ft wide
  • 2015

    Spring blossom: 2 April
    Harvest: 1st week August  2kg / 4lbs
    Size: 2.5m / 8.3ft high   1.5m / 5.0ft wide
    Canker: Not present
    Scab: Not present
    Mildew: Not present
    Fireblight: Not present
    Codling moth: Mild attack