All about apples, pears, plums, and cherries - and orchards where they are grown

About this McIntosh Apple tree

Owner: JSchreiber

Location:  West Concord, MN, United States

Age:Planted in about 2012
Age of this tree:8 years
Rootstock:Gurney's "Little Big" variety
Soil characteristics at this location:Rich soil 
Climate at this location:cold winters
Pruning:Yes
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Light crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Not sure
Local pests:codling moth, apple maggots

Season records for this tree

SeasonBlossom datePicking / YieldSizeSeason notes
2017

Fireblight continued to attack this tree, so took it out
2016
2kg / 4lbs
Scab: Severe attack
Very wet spring and summer; major damage from black spot (apple scab) on apples. The higher apples were better. Fungus may have splashed up from rhubarb plants or lilies. Or perhaps just the massive rainfalls we had and then the fireside tree shaded it too much.
2015

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2013

2012

2011

2010

2009


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