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

About this Pixie Crunch Apple tree

Owner: Anton

Location:  Pittsboro, NORTH CAROLINA, United States

Age: Planted in about 2011
Age of this tree: 8 years
Soil characteristics at this location: heavy red clay 
Climate at this location: hot, humid, buggy
Pruning: yes
Tree form: Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height: Not sure
Cropping: Heavy crops
Growth: This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides: Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides: Chemical treatments
Local pests: codling moth, Japanese beetles, fireblight, cedar-apple rust

Season records for this tree

Season Blossom date Picking / Yield Size Season notes

2017 3 April
1st week September
3kg / 7lbs
2.0m / 6.7ft high
1.5m / 5.0ft wide
Canker: Not present
Scab: Not present
Mildew: Not present
Fireblight: Mild attack
Cedar-apple rust: Severe attack
Woolly aphid: Not present
Codling moth: Mild attack
Plum fruit moth: Not present
Silverleaf: Not present








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