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Granny Smith Apple tree

Owner: Busch83

Location:  Port Republic, NEW JERSEY, United States

Age:Planted in about 2015
Age of this tree:12 years
Soil:Sandy Soil 
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Light crops
Growth:Not specified
Herbicides:Not sure
Pesticides:Chemical treatments
Local pests:Cedar Apple Rust, Plum Curculio, Oriental Fruit Moth

Owner's comments

Heavy CAR pressure mandates fungal spray. Surround used to deter PC and OFM. Orchard is currently unfenced so domestic deer are a major issue.

Season records for this tree

  • 2022

    Spring blossom: 24 April
    First spray April 13th, Sulfer, Surround, Captain Heavy aphid attack early in season stunted season growth.
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