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

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
Local pests:AM, CM, Scab

Owner's comments

Tasty, but not as sweet as Pennsylvania grown. prob. a little late for 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

  • 2015

  • 2014

  • 2013

  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009

©2019 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.