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Ben Davis Apple tree

Owner: James

Location:  Millersburg, OHIO, United States

Age:Planted in about 2011
Age of this tree:9 years
Soil:Silt loam 
Climate at this location:Zone 6 38 in precipitation, temps from -15 to 92 degrees
Pruning:Pruned to a central leader, tree not overly vigorous, healthy.
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Medium crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Organic treatments
Pesticides:Chemical treatments
Local pests:Plum curculio, scab

Owner's comments

Received the tree as a gift, deer hit it hard the first year, tree has grown well since. I control weeds with a compost mulch. CrHas been quite productive. Apple's good for sauce, flesh has a cottony texture for fresh eating.

Season records for this tree

  • 2016

  • 2015

  • 2014

  • 2013

  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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