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Baldwin Apple tree

Owner: Steven

Location:  Turney, MO, United States

Age:Planted in about 2014
Age of this tree:7 years
Soil:6 inches of soil over clay. 
Climate at this location:Temperate. Freezes from November through March. Four full seasons. temp 100 F to -5 F.
Pruning:Prune every year to spread tree and allow a central leader
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Does not usually produce any fruit
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Organic treatments
Local pests:Japanese Beetles (Horrible the last two years.)

Owner's comments

Both trees are in the Old Barnyard Orchard. They are diagonal from each other in the orchard. I need to remove some local trees that are in the lot next to them which will limit their growth. Walnuts, Oaks,ect. There are 13 apple trees in the lot with them. This was planted to be my early apple orchard originally.

Season records for this tree

  • 2020

    Spring blossom: 30 April
    I have two Baldwins from two different years. #1 is 2014 and #2 is 2016. This is the first year that #1 has flowered. They take longer to reach flowering stage.
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