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Irish Peach Apple tree

Owner: Celia

Location:  Manchester, LANCASHIRE, United Kingdom

Age of this tree:2020 years
Rootstock:M27
Soil:John Innes compost in pot 
Climate at this location:mild wet winters, cool summers
Pruning:no
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Does not usually produce any fruit
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Un-treated

Owner's comments

hardly crops at all here in Manchester (which has cool summers and mild wet winters). The few apples that do appear don't ripen well

Season records for this tree

  • 2013

    Spring blossom: 21 May
    Size: 1.0m / 3.3ft 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
  • 2012

    Spring blossom: 2 May
    very rainy April
  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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