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About this Cortland Apple tree

Owner: Lori

Location:  OTTER CREEK, IOWA/JACKSON, United States

Visiting: By arrangement

Age: Planted in about 2013
Soil characteristics at this location: Iowa clay with limestone 
Climate at this location: Borderline Zone 3 - 4 depends on our Winter.
Pruning: We do our own.
Age of this tree: Not sure
Tree form: Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height: Taller than 15ft / 4m
Cropping: Medium crops
Growth characteristics: This tree grows easily here
Herbicides: Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides: Organic treatments
Main local pests: Deer, and quality Iowa bugs !

Season records for this tree

Season Blossom date Picking date / Yield Size Season notes
3rd week September
4.0m / 13.3ft high
3.5m / 11.7ft wide
Scab: Mild attack
Mildew: Mild attack
Fireblight: Mild attack
Cedar-apple rust: Severe attack
Woolly aphid: Mild attack
Codling moth: Mild attack
Plum fruit moth: Mild attack
Silverleaf: Mild attack







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