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Cox's Orange Pippin Apple tree

Owner: Jon

Location:  Shaw Island, WA, United States

Age:Planted in about 2012
Age of this tree:14 years
Rootstock:EMLA 26
Soil:Silty Clay Loam 
Climate at this location:USDA Zone 8 Mild winters, cool summers. PNW Marine.
Pruning:Pruned annually for production and size control
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Medium crops
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Organic treatments
Local pests:Deer

Season records for this tree

  • 2019

    Harvest: 3rd week September  25kg / 55lbs
    Size: 3.0m / 10.0ft 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
    Leaf roller midge
  • 2018

    Harvest: 3rd week September  25kg / 55lbs
    Size: 3.0m / 10.0ft 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
    Deer damage
  • 2017

    Harvest: 3rd week September  20kg / 44lbs
    Size: 3.0m / 10.0ft 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. Tasty apples.
  • 2016

    Size: 3.0m / 10.0ft high   
    Canker: Not present
    Scab: Mild attack
    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
  • 2015

    Harvest: 4th week September  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
    Some watercore
  • 2014

    Harvest: 3rd week September  8kg / 18lbs
    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
    First crop. Delicious!
  • 2013

    Size: 2.5m / 8.3ft high   
    Canker: Not present
    Scab: Mild attack
    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
  • 2012

    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