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Newtown Pippin Apple tree

Owner: Gil

Location:  Snohomish, WA, United States

Age:Planted in about 2017
Age of this tree:5 years
Rootstock:m26
Soil:clayloam 
Climate at this location:Damp winters, dry summers
Pruning:this is a grafted branch
Tree form:Not sure
Height:Not sure
Cropping:Light crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Organic treatments
Local pests:Codling moth and Apple maggot as well as apple scab

Owner's comments

too late here unless we get an exceptionally warm summer

Season records for this tree

  • 2018

    Spring blossom: 14 April
    Harvest: 1st week November  1kg / 2lbs
    Size: 1.0m / 3.3ft high   1.0m / 3.3ft wide
    Canker: Not present
    Scab: Not present
    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
    newtown is very late for us here in W. Cascades with 1900GDD base 50. It is not particularly flavorful compared to thosse grown in more heat. I am looking forward to warming conditions to arrive to develop the aromas i know this apple to have.
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