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Northern Spy Apple tree

Owner: Jon

Location:  Shaw Island, WA, United States

Age:Planted in about 2012
Age of this tree:11 years
Rootstock:EMLA 26
Soil:Silty Clay Loam 
Climate at this location:USDA Zone 8
Pruning:Pruned annually for production
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Organic treatments
Local pests:Leaf roller midge, Scab

Owner's comments

Heavy producer, excellent apples. Harvest season 8 Early November.

Season records for this tree

  • 2020

  • 2019

    Harvest: 2nd week November  40kg / 88lbs
    Size: 2.5m / 8.3ft high   
    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
    Bird damage. Leaf roller midge.
  • 2018

    Harvest: 2nd week November  9kg / 20lbs
    Size: 2.5m / 8.3ft high   
    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
    Bad deer damage in August.
  • 2017

    Harvest: 4th week October  50kg / 110lbs
    Size: 2.5m / 8.3ft high   
    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
    Good crop. Some late fall bird damage.
  • 2016

    Harvest: 1st week November  0kg / 0lbs
    Size: 2.5m / 8.3ft high   
    Canker: Not present
    Scab: Not present
    Mildew: Mild attack
    Fireblight: Not present
    Cedar-apple rust: Not present
    Woolly aphid: Not present
    Codling moth: Not present
    Plum fruit moth: Not present
    Silverleaf: Not present
    No crop. Very dry summer.
  • 2015

    Harvest: 1st week November  60kg / 132lbs
    Size: 2.5m / 8.3ft high   
    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
    Huge crop!
  • 2014

    Harvest: 1st week November  40kg / 88lbs
    Size: 2.5m / 8.3ft high   
    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
    Tasty apples!
  • 2013

    Harvest: 1st week November  40kg / 88lbs
    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   
    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
  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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