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Brownlees Russet Apple tree

Owner: Celia

Location:  Manchester, LANCASHIRE, United Kingdom

Age of this tree:2019 years
Rootstock:m27
Soil:John Innes potting compost No 3 
Climate at this location:cool cummers, mild wet winters
Pruning:yes
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Light crops
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Organic treatments
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:nonr

Owner's comments

Pot grown in John Innes No 3. Only produced a crop last 2 years. Did crop reasonably well in the very poor growing year of 2012 Kept very well to following March

Season records for this tree

  • 2013

    Spring blossom: 17 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

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  • 2009


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