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Herefordshire Russet Apple tree

Owner: stanwatt2008@hotmail.co.uk

Location:  Gardenstown, ABERDEENSHIRE, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2009
Age of this tree:11 years
Soil:Sandy loam 
Climate at this location:Above average sunshine all year. Can be brutal in winter.
Tree form:Standard
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Light crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Not sure

Owner's comments

A 'Supercolumn' tree from Chris Bowers, England. This is the first year of planting. 5 fruits on tree but lost 4 others to wind or natural causes e.g. weak attachment to tree etc.

Season records for this tree

  • 2017

    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   
    Canker: Not present
    Scab: Not present
    Mildew: Not present
    Fireblight: Not present
    Cedar-apple rust: Not present
    Woolly aphid: Not present
    Codling moth: Not present
    Plum fruit moth: Not present
    Silverleaf: Not present
  • 2016

  • 2015

  • 2014

    Spring blossom: 13 May
    Size: 1.5m / 5.0ft high   
    Canker: Not present
    Scab: Not present
    Mildew: Not present
    Fireblight: Not present
    Cedar-apple rust: Not present
    Woolly aphid: Not present
    Codling moth: Not present
    Plum fruit moth: Not present
    Silverleaf: Not present
  • 2013

    Spring blossom: 2 June
    Canker: Not present
    Scab: Not present
    Mildew: Not present
    Fireblight: Not present
    Cedar-apple rust: Not present
    Woolly aphid: Not present
    Codling moth: Not present
    Plum fruit moth: Not present
    Silverleaf: Not present
  • 2012

  • 2011

    Spring blossom: 7 May
  • 2010

    Spring blossom: 1 May
    First blooming.
  • 2009

Herefordshire Russet

Herefordshire Russet

Copyright: S. Watt

Uploaded: 08 May 2011

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