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About this Empire Apple tree

Owner: Gil

Location:  Snohomish, WA, United States


Age: Planted in about 2009
Soil characteristics at this location: Clay loam 
Climate at this location: Wet winter, dry summer, 65 mean average
Pruning: Light, mostly tie down
Age of this tree: Not sure
Tree form: Espalier
Height: Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping: Medium crops
Growth characteristics: This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides: Un-treated
Pesticides: Un-treated
Main local pests: AM, CM, AS, anthracnose


Owner's comments

Good little trees

Season records for this tree

Season Blossom date Picking date / Yield Size Season notes
2016 10 April
1st week October
70kg / 154lbs
2.0m / 6.7ft high
1.0m / 3.3ft wide
Canker: Not present
Scab: Mild attack
Mildew: Not present
Fireblight: Not present
Cedar-apple rust: Not present
Woolly aphid: Not present
Codling moth: Not present
Plum fruit moth: Not present
Silverleaf: Not present
A good year on 50 trees. The pyo folks do avoid this variety due to scab but it has a nice habit of growth and decent crops every year.
2016 10 April
1st week October
70kg / 154lbs
2.0m / 6.7ft high
1.0m / 3.3ft wide
Canker: Not present
Scab: Mild attack
Mildew: Not present
Fireblight: Not present
Cedar-apple rust: Not present
Woolly aphid: Not present
Codling moth: Not present
Plum fruit moth: Not present
Silverleaf: Not present
A good year on 50 trees. The pyo folks do avoid this variety due to scab but it has a nice habit of growth and decent crops every year.
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