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About this Ginger Gold Apple tree

Owner: Susan

Location:  Fitchburg, MASSACHUSETTS, United States

Age: Planted in about 1970
Soil characteristics at this location: Very rocky New England glacial soil. 
Climate at this location: Hot summers and cold winters. Ice storms take their toll on this tree.
Pruning: Occassionally
Age of this tree: Not sure
Tree form: Not sure
Height: Taller than 15ft / 4m
Cropping: Heavy crops
Growth characteristics: This tree grows easily here
Herbicides: Un-treated
Pesticides: Un-treated
Main local pests: Sapsuckers have drilled multiple homes in trunk and major branches.

Owner's comments

Bore very little fruit until a Malus "Indian Summer" was planted within 50 feet of the tree in the late 1980's. This is a single tree of unknown origin that has been growing since the late 1960's or early 1970's.

Season records for this tree

Season Blossom date Picking date / Yield Size Season notes
2015 5 May
20kg / 44lbs 7.5m / 25.0ft high
7.5m / 25.0ft wide
Very abundant crop of apples this year. Tree usually bears lots of fruit.






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