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Cameo 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:Light crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:CM,AM

Owner's comments

The first scab free year in a while....due to dry spring!

Season records for this tree

  • 2015

    Spring blossom: 12 April
    Harvest: 2nd week September  1kg / 2lbs
    Size: 1.5m / 5.0ft high   1.0m / 3.3ft wide
    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
    About 10 apples this year, a very dry year 2015, and warm with heat units exceeding 2100 . So we'll get Bradbury to ripen this year, maybe gold rush too
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