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Cox's Orange Pippin Apple tree

Owner: Matt

Location:  Blacklion, COUNTY CAVAN, Ireland

Age:Planted in about 2011
Age of this tree:12 years
Soil:Clay 
Climate at this location:Wet
Pruning:Light winter and summer
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Medium crops
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Organic treatments
Local pests:Spider Mite

Owner's comments

Tree was grown on in a bucket for a couple of years between purchase and planting out.

Season records for this tree

  • 2014

    Size: 2.5m / 8.3ft high   2.0m / 6.7ft 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
  • 2013

    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
    Small fruit, would have benefited from additional thinning
  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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