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About this McIntosh Apple tree

Owner: Ironwood

Location:  WEST CONCORD, MN, United States


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


Season records for this tree

Season Blossom date Picking date / Yield Size Season notes
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.
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