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Morgan Sweet Apple tree

Owner: Jean

Location:  Martock, SOMERSET, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about
Blossom:1/3 through season
Picking:early Sept
Soil:clay 
Climate at this location:wet, not cold
Pruning:cut back drastically when overhigh
Tree form:Not sure
Height:Taller than 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Biennial cropping (alternate years)
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:usual for old orchard

Owner's comments

Sweet and a bit woolly, some local older people love it. Used for cider and juice but very cloudy. Very heavy crops in 'on' year and vigorous growth, 2 of 4 trees are completely hollow trunked.

Season records for this tree

  • 2010

    no blossom this year
  • 2009

    Harvest: 1st week September
    very scabby on some trees

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