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Bloody Ploughman Apple tree

Owner: Victoria

Location:  Aberdeen, SCOTLAND, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about
Rootstock:MM106
Soil:Acidic Clay 
Climate at this location:Chilly
Pruning:Slightly
Tree form:Half-standard
Height:Not sure
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:Not specified
Herbicides:Organic treatments
Pesticides:Organic treatments
Local pests:The next door farmers Houdini sheep!

Owner's comments

The story of the Bloody Ploughman Apple... Many years ago a ploughman was shot stealing apples from the lairds orchard. After being buried the original blood red "Bloody Ploughman" apple grew on his grave!

Season records for this tree

  • 2010

  • 2009


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