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Winesap Apple tree

Owner: David

Location:  Wolfforth, TEXAS, United States

Age:Planted in about 1980
Age of this tree:46 years
Soil:sandy loam 
Climate at this location:hot summers, cold winters
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Taller than 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Local pests:rabbits

Owner's comments

Purchased from Savage Nursery in Tennessee around 1987. Trees took a good 10 years before producing. Now a great producer. Have a real problem here with CAR, but the Winesaps are very resistant - even more so than my Eastern Red Cedars that I have for a wind break.

Season records for this tree

  • 2016

  • 2015

  • 2014

  • 2013

  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009

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