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Pixie Crunch Apple tree

Owner: Anton

Location:  Pittsboro, NORTH CAROLINA, United States

Age:Planted in about 2011
Age of this tree:9 years
Soil: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

  • 2018

  • 2017

    Spring blossom: 3 April
    Harvest: 1st week September  3kg / 7lbs
    Size: 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
  • 2016

  • 2015

  • 2014

  • 2013

  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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