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Denniston's Superb Plum tree

Owner: stanwatt2008@hotmail.co.uk

Location:  Gardenstown, ABERDEENSHIRE, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2009
Age of this tree:11 years
Rootstock:Pixy
Soil:Sandy loam 
Climate at this location:Above average sunshine all year. Can be brutal in winter.
Pruning:Yes
Tree form:Standard
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Does not usually produce any fruit
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Chemical treatments

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

    Size: 2.5m / 8.3ft high   1.0m / 3.3ft wide
    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
    No blossom 2014. Possibly due to pruning mistake.
  • 2013

  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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