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Mutsu Apple tree

Owner: Ryan

Location:  Vineyard, UTAH, United States

Age:Planted in about 2015
Age of this tree:5 years
Climate at this location:Cold Hardiness Zone 5-6, High Desert
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Not sure
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:Not specified
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Not sure

Season records for this tree

  • 2019

    Spring blossom: 30 April
    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft 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
    I got a good dormant spray and copper treatment this winter (maybe mid February). I hope that prevents the return of the aphids. 30% of the tree has blossoms, so it may have a good/small first fruit set this summer.
  • 2018

    Size: 1.5m / 5.0ft high   
    Canker: Not present
    Scab: Not present
    Mildew: Not present
    Fireblight: Not present
    Cedar-apple rust: Not present
    Woolly aphid: Mild attack
    Codling moth: Not present
    Plum fruit moth: Not present
    Silverleaf: Not present
    Small aphid infestation, I was able to keep it at bay with Spinosad.
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