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Granny Smith Apple tree

Owner: Caleb

Location:  Yoshitomi-Machi, FUKUOKA, Japan

Age:Planted in about 2013
Age of this tree:6 years
Soil:Clay loam 
Climate at this location:Temperate with cool winters, occasional frost and snow, hot, humid summer.
Pruning:Pruned to open vase
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Organic treatments
Local pests:Borers, leaf eating caterpillars

Owner's comments

From Engei.net Planted spring 2013. One of the main branches contracted canker in 2015, and was pruned out, leaving only two main branches.

Season records for this tree

  • 2016

  • 2015

    Canker: Mild attack
  • 2014

  • 2013

  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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