Unpredictable: warm falls; few heavy winter snows, 1 or 2 very cold weeks; warm springs with sudden snowfalls; hot summers with cool nights
Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Season records for this tree
1.5m / 5.0ft high 2.0m / 6.7ft wide Pruned branches that were too low or angled into the tree. Still working on creating a good framework for future fruiting.
1.0m / 3.3ft high 1.5m / 5.0ft wide Pruned branches that were too low or angled into the tree. Still working on creating a good framework for future fruiting. Had terrible fire blight in the area so it was good that the tree did not bloom.
1.5m / 5.0ft high Semi-dwarf tree arrived on April 28, 2017 as 1-year-old bare root. No side branches. Planted on April 30 after waiting out a spring snow storm and freezing temperatures. Trimmed top of tree slightly to create a solid cut and angle growth in direction desired. Noticed the first buds starting to emerge on May 8, 2017, about 1 week after planting the tree. Had perfect baby tree weather - soaking rains interspersed with warm, sunny days, but then had a hail storm and several inches of snow on May 17
You may not reproduce any of the content of this website without our express permission.
We do not accept any liability for loss or damage incurred as a result of any errors in the content of this website.