Esopus Spitzenburg Apple tree
Fort Collins, CO, United States
Age: Planted in about 2003 Age of this tree: 21 years Soil: Clay Climate at this location: Semi-arid high desert. Property receives flood irrigation 3-4 times per summer. Tree form: Standard Height: Taller than 15ft / 4m Cropping: Not specified Growth: This tree grows easily here Herbicides: Chemical treatments Pesticides: Un-treated Owner's commentsThis is a graft from a 100+ year old tree at the Fort Collins Water Works site (historical site). Mulched with wood chips to drip line. Chemical weed control used about once every 5 years. Season records for this tree 2022 2021Had a great bloom, and lots of apples on the tree. However, unable to pick any. They all, almost at once, rotted on the tree. Other apples on property did not have any problem. Very disappointing. 2020Few blossoms. Frost killed. 2019Fireblight: Severe attack 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
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