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Black Oxford Apple tree

Owner: Michelle

Location:  Kenai Peninsula, ALASKA, United States

Age:Planted in about 2012
Age of this tree:109 years
Climate at this location:cold winters mild summers short season
Pruning:espalier central leader branching every foot
Tree form:Espalier
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Light crops
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Not sure
Local pests:moose, leaf roller, rabbits, voles

Owner's comments

Beautiful apple. Flavor improved with storage.

Season records for this tree

  • 2015

    Harvest: 1st week October  5kg / 11lbs
    Size: 3.5m / 11.7ft high   1.5m / 5.0ft wide
    Expected harvest for this season based on last years harvest
  • 2014

    Size: 3.5m / 11.7ft high   1.5m / 5.0ft wide
  • 2013

  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009

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