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Yellow Spanish Cherry tree

Owner: Anton

Location:  Pittsboro, NORTH CAROLINA, United States

Age:Planted in about 2007
Age of this tree:13 years
Soil:heavy red clay 
Climate at this location:hot, humid, buggy
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Taller than 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Does not usually produce any fruit
Growth:This tree does not grow well here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Organic treatments
Local pests:bacterial canker, cherry leafspot, Japanese beetles

Owner's comments

When young, this was a beautiful tree with large leaves that turned brilliant yellow in the Fall. It was slow to blossom and brown-rotted so badly once it started setting fruit that I only got to sample one underripe cherry before we moved away.

Season records for this tree

  • 2018

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  • 2009

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