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Blenheim Orange Apple tree

Owner: Pam

Location:  Great Bookham, SURREY, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about
Rootstock:M26 rootstock
Blossom:April
Picking:late August to September
Soil:free draining soil 
Climate at this location:mild
Pruning:Prune every three years
Tree form:Not sure
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Medium crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:wasps

Owner's comments

The tree took at least 8 years to give a decent amount of fruit but has done really well for the last two years. We have never been able to eat the fruit as a dessert apple as it is too tart but it is brilliant for culinary use.

Season records for this tree

  • 2010

    Not as many apples on the tree as 2009
  • 2009


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