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Saint Edmund's Pippin Apple tree

Owner: David

Location:  Purcellville, VIRGINIA/LOUDOUN, United States

Age:Planted in about 2013
Age of this tree:8 years
Soil:silt clay 
Climate at this location:Hot humid summers, cold winter wind zone 6
Pruning:yes
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Light crops
Growth:This tree does not grow well here
Herbicides:Chemical treatments
Pesticides:Chemical treatments
Local pests:plum curculio, apple scab, fire blight

Owner's comments

entire crop lost to pests

Season records for this tree

  • 2017

    Scab: Severe attack
    Mildew: Not present
    Fireblight: Not present
    Cedar-apple rust: Not present
    Woolly aphid: Mild attack
    Codling moth: Not present
    Plum fruit moth: Mild attack
  • 2016

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  • 2013

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  • 2009


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