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Dabinett Apple tree

Owner: Ute

Location:  Kilfenora, CLARE, Ireland

Age of this tree:2019 years
Rootstock:M25
Soil:Grey-brown podzolic 
Climate at this location:Cool temperate, sheltered east side of drumlin
Pruning:Yes
Tree form:Standard
Height:Taller than 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:Crows

Owner's comments

Planted in 2002. Cropping well in 2009, very well in 2010.

Season records for this tree

  • 2013

    Heavy crop
  • 2012

    No crop. Dismal 'summer'.
  • 2011

  • 2010

    Harvest: 3rd week September
    Heavy crop, harvested early to rescue, major crow damage
  • 2009

    Medium crop

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