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Blacktwig Apple tree

Owner: Jocelyn

Location:  Warrenton, VA, United States

Age:Planted in about 1980
Age of this tree:42 years
Soil:Clay 
Climate at this location:sleety winters, dry summers
Pruning:unpruned
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Medium crops
Growth:Not specified
Herbicides:Organic treatments
Pesticides:Not sure

Season records for this tree

  • 2015

    Harvest: 1st week November
    Size: 4.0m / 13.3ft high   
    Canker: Mild attack
    Scab: Severe attack
    Codling moth: Mild attack
    Bad year for infestations because of early rains and mild weather. This wonderful variety is unfortunately susceptible.
  • 2014

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  • 2011

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  • 2009


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