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Liberty Apple tree

Owner: Lori

Location:  Otter Creek, IOWA/JACKSON, United States

Age:Planted in about 2010
Age of this tree:16 years
Soil:Iowa clay with limestone 
Climate at this location:Iowa zone 3 to 4 depends on Winter
Tree form:Standard
Height:Taller than 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Organic treatments
Local pests:Deer, and quality Iowa bugs !

Season records for this tree

  • 2016

    Harvest: 4th week September  9kg / 20lbs
    Size: 9.0m / 30.0ft high   6.0m / 20.0ft wide
    Canker: Mild attack
    Scab: Severe attack
    Mildew: Severe 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
    We will update after harvest time.