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Redfree Apple tree

Owner: Jim

Location:  Turbotville, PA, United States

Age:Planted in about 2007
Age of this tree:14 years
Soil:According to the soil survey the soil is a shaly silt loam. It does drain well, but it is not very deep, with shale bedrock at 12-15 inches. 
Pruning:Some,
Tree form:Half-standard
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Un-treated

Owner's comments

I purchased the tree from Fedco in Maine, so it was probably 2-3 years old when planted. No pruning was done for the first few years, and only a bit of pruning after that. I don't remember the crops in past years being very large.

Season records for this tree

  • 2017

  • 2016

  • 2015

  • 2014

  • 2013

  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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