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Bardsey Apple tree

Owner: Caroline

Location:  Fareham, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2013
Age of this tree:8 years
Climate at this location:Coastal
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:Not specified
Herbicides:Not sure
Pesticides:Not sure
Local pests:tortrix moth damage to leaves in autumn, aphids in early summer

Season records for this tree

  • 2015

    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft 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
    Very cold and windy spring.early summer. Flowered later than Red Windor - its pollinator, and had fewer flowers. Produced a good crop of large apples in /august and july. Red windsor apples much smaller and ripened later sept/oct. Had to spray against aphids in the spring/ early summer.
  • 2014

    Harvest: 4th week August  1kg / 2lbs
    Size: 1.5m / 5.0ft 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
    This tree was planted as 2 year old bush in autumn 2013. Despite being flooded with sea water 1 metre deep last winter and being lashed by salty winds it has produced a crop of tasty apples, whereas the Red Windsor has not managed to hang on to a single apple.
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