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Esopus Spitzenburg Apple tree

Owner: Noah

Location:  Spring Green, WISCONSIN, United States

Age:Planted in about 2016
Age of this tree:8 years
Rootstock:G. 16
Soil:Dickinson sandy loam 
Climate at this location:Temperate (Humid Continental): warm summers, cold winters
Pruning:Initial pruning to establish tree; eventual spur/limb pruning
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:Not specified
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Organic treatments
Local pests:The usual: plum curculio, codling moth, etc.

Season records for this tree

  • 2017

    Spring blossom: 27 April
  • 2016

    I just planted this beauty two weeks ago. The feathered maiden is doing very well, likely due to the plentiful precipitation Southwestern Wisconsin has experienced this spring.
  • 2015

  • 2014

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  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009

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