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Wolf River Apple tree

Owner: Jo

Location:  Victoria, BC, Canada

Age:Planted in about 1800
Age of this tree:224 years
Soil:mineral soil 
Climate at this location:mild no snow
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Organic treatments

Season records for this tree

  • 2018

    Spring blossom: 10 June
    Harvest: 3rd week September  2kg / 4lbs
    Size: 4.5m / 15.0ft high   3.0m / 10.0ft wide
    Canker: Mild attack
    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
    Love this tree. Not sure how old it is but the property it is on has a 110 year old house. First year it has had few apples. Previous years it has produced about 100 gallons of apples.