All about apples, pears, plums, and cherries - and orchards where they are grown

Cornish Gilliflower Apple tree

Owner: Jim

Location:  Mequon, WI, United States

Age:Planted in about 2013
Age of this tree:11 years
Climate at this location:Influenced by Lake Michigan
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:Not specified
Herbicides:Chemical treatments
Pesticides:Chemical treatments
Local pests:Subdivision residents.

Season records for this tree

  • 2021

    Spring blossom: 15 May
  • 2021

    Spring blossom: 15 May
    Harvest: 1st week October  5kg / 11lbs
    Size: 2.5m / 8.3ft high   2.0m / 6.7ft wide
    Tree produced 50 apples this year. Could only harvest about 20-25 as some wonderful neighbors decided to pick half of them, probably under the cover of darkness, for the second year in a row. $10 says they had no idea what kind of apples these are. 6’ fence for next year.
  • 2020

    Spring blossom: 24 May
    Harvest: 4th week September  1kg / 2lbs
    Size: 2.5m / 8.3ft high   1.5m / 5.0ft wide
    Interesting how a tree bearing for the first year with 22-24 apples on it which is planted by a street with numerous pedestrians can suddenly only have 8 apples left (mid-august). Squirrels were probably not the pest in question.
  • 2019

    Spring blossom: 28 May
    Planted near the ditch. 3rd year. Blossoms, apples start to develop then disappear. Bud-9 ....
  • 2018

  • 2018

  • 2018

    Spring blossom: 30 May
  • 2017

    Size: 2.5m / 8.3ft high   
    Blossums and small apples shriveled due to scab in mid-May.
  • 2016

  • 2015

  • 2014

  • 2013

  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009

©2022 Orange Pippin Ltd. All rights reserved.

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.