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Anna Apple tree

Owner: Mike

Location:  Walla Walla, WA, United States

Age:Planted in about 2014
Age of this tree:7 years
Soil:loamy, sandy, somewhat alkaline 
Climate at this location:Zone 7B, 20 inches of rain, mostly winter
Pruning:Mildly prune in winter
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Local pests:aphids only problem so far.

Owner's comments

This Anna apple is part of a family tree, with Dorsett Golden as the other apple. I got one Dorsett apple this year.

Season records for this tree

  • 2016

    Harvest: 1st week August  1kg / 2lbs
    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   1.5m / 5.0ft wide
    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
    Planted in 2014, got 1 apple in 2015, 5 in 2016. Taste is fruity, very tasty, mildly crisp. It got down to 5 degrees both winters and yet the tree has thrived. Very impressive for a "warm climate" apple tree.
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