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Starkrimson Red Delicious Apple tree

Owner: Andrew

Location:  Broomfield, CO, United States

Age:Planted in about 2016
Age of this tree:5 years
Soil:Rockly clay, although the specific location of this tree had some good organic material from weeds and other prior plants 
Pruning:Plan to keep as central leader topped out at about 8 feet
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Not sure
Pesticides:Not sure

Owner's comments

Bore 10-20 apples in 2018 after being planted in 2016. Likely pollinated by nearby golden delicious, or crabapples scattered around the neighborhood.

Season records for this tree

  • 2019

  • 2018

  • 2017

  • 2016

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  • 2010

  • 2009


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