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Keepsake Apple tree

Owner: Gil

Location:  Snohomish, WA, United States

Age:Planted in about 2011
Age of this tree:10 years
Soil:Clay loam 
Climate at this location:Wet Winter, Dry Summer
Pruning:not yet
Tree form:Espalier
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Light crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:AM, CM, Scab

Owner's comments

Tasty, but not as sweet as Pennsylvania grown. prob. a little late for WW..at least 'till the global warming happens

Season records for this tree

  • 2018

  • 2017

    Spring blossom: 20 April
    Harvest: 4th week October
    Size: 1.5m / 5.0ft high   1.0m / 3.3ft wide
    Canker: Not present
    Scab: Not present
    Mildew: Not present
    Fireblight: Not present
    Cedar-apple rust: Not present
    Woolly aphid: Not present
    Codling moth: Not present
    Plum fruit moth: Not present
    Silverleaf: Not present
    Very weak due to no water, no fertilizer, poor soil, 3 months of drought (one heavy watering)
  • 2016

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  • 2009


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