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Gala Apple tree

Owner: Erin

Location:  Toledo, OHIO, United States

Age:Planted in about 2019
Age of this tree:3 years
Soil:loam, well draining, rich 
Climate at this location:Zone 6A
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Organic treatments

Season records for this tree

  • 2019

    Canker: Not present
    Scab: Mild attack
    Mildew: Not present
    Fireblight: Not present
    Woolly aphid: Not present
    Codling moth: Not present
    Plum fruit moth: Not present
    Silverleaf: Not present
    we bought the tree in June with 30 apples on it. scab was present when we bought it. 13 apples survived storms, thinning and rot. heavy amounts of rain. late frost in May. highest temperature was 94 on 7/20. lowest temp between June 1 and Sept 1 was 44 during the day on 6/3. largest amount of rain in one day was 5.5 inches 7/4. it rained 91 days, 68 inches. January 31 it was -10 and -43 with windchill, one of coldest days on record. 74 in tall, 57 in wide.
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