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About this Anna Apple tree

Owner: Katie

Location:  Murrieta, CA, United States

Age: Planted in about 2016
Age of this tree: 2 years
Soil characteristics at this location: Heavy alkaline clay with little drainage added amendments when planted tree 
Climate at this location: Summerset 18, hot summers through October. Warm/hot fall, few cool days. Mild winters, freezes & rain sporadic. Spring mild temp, rain more likely
Pruning: Not yet, it had been in the ground one year
Tree form: Not sure
Height: Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping: Medium crops
Growth: This tree grows easily here
Herbicides: Organic treatments
Pesticides: Un-treated
Local pests: Aphids

Season records for this tree

Season Blossom date Picking / Yield Size Season notes
2017 18 March
3rd week July
7kg / 15lbs
2.0m / 6.7ft high
1.5m / 5.0ft wide
Canker: Not present
Scab: Not present
Mildew: Mild attack
Fireblight: Not present
Cedar-apple rust: Not present
Woolly aphid: Not present
Picked too soon, they were perfect for my husband, who prefers his apples fairly tart. We waited a couple more weeks, then harvested one to try. It has better sweetness, but it tasted like store-bought apple juice. I seem to have missed the short window on my tree between too tart and too sweet. Husband and mom preferred the flavor, even when it was sweet.
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