Ottawa Conservation District
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Grand Haven, MI 49417
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“The future of our civilization rests on this thin layer of soil that lies beneath our feet,” Reicosky said, noting that it takes nearly 1,000 years for just 1 inch of topsoil to be created in nature. “In the future, conservation agriculture is the only option. If we want to stop erosion and save carbon, we need to park the plow.”

Tree Descriptions

Smoothee® Apple

Height: 15-20’
Spacing: 20’ in rows, 25’ between rows
Habitat: Full sun. Moist, well-drained soil.
Average Picking Dates: Late September-Early October

Smoothee is a semi-dwarf strain of Golden Delicious. It is an excellent eating apple. Requires cross-pollination for optimal fruit production.