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Prairie Spy Apple tree

Owner: Margie

Location:  ELKO, NEVADA, United States

Age:Planted in about 1980
Age of this tree:43 years
Soil:Poor soil; very alkaline 
Climate at this location:High desert; very dry.
Pruning:Yes
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Taller than 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Light crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Chemical treatments
Pesticides:Not sure

Season records for this tree

  • 2018

    Harvest: 2nd week October  40kg / 88lbs
    Size: 6.0m / 20.0ft high   6.0m / 20.0ft wide
    Codling moth: Mild attack
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