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Gravenstein Apple tree

Owner: Kevin

Location:  Albuquerque, NEW MEXICO, United States

Age:Planted in about 2015
Age of this tree:10 years
Soil:high desert hard pan ameliorated with peat, compost and vermiculite 
Climate at this location:high desert, hot summers, cold winters low rainfall
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:Not specified
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Un-treated

Season records for this tree

  • 2022

    Spring blossom: 15 April
  • 2015

    Size: 1.0m / 3.3ft high   
    Canker: Not present
    Scab: Not present
    Mildew: Not present
    Fireblight: Not present
    Cedar-apple rust: Not present
    Woolly aphid: Not present
    Codling moth: Not present
    Plum fruit moth: Not present
    Silverleaf: Not present
    planted November 24th, 2014. 1 yr old bare root.