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Stayman Apple tree

Owner: Gil

Location:  Snohomish, WA, United States

Age:Planted in about 2009
Age of this tree:17 years
Soil:Clay loam 
Climate at this location:Wet winter, dry summer, 65 mean average
Pruning:Light, mostly tie down
Tree form:Espalier
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Local pests:AM, CM, AS, anthracnose

Owner's comments

Certainly late to bear.

Season records for this tree

  • 2016

    Spring blossom: 14 April
    Harvest: 1st week October  45kg / 99lbs
    Size: 1.0m / 3.3ft high   1.0m / 3.3ft wide
    Canker: Not present
    Scab: Not present
    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
    Very early this year. Light sooty blotch, great flavor as alway sweet, tangy, crisp, breaking