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About this Rubinette Apple tree

Owner: Richard

Location:  YORK, Yorkshire, United Kingdom


Age: Planted in about
Rootstock: MM106
Climate at this location: Fairly dry, cool summers, mild winters
Pruning: Minimal pruning
Age of this tree: Less than 5 years
Tree form: Not sure
Height: Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping: Medium crops
Growth characteristics: This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides: Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides: Un-treated
Main local pests: Aphids, scab


Owner's comments

Grown as an espalier from a maiden tree. The tree grows quite strongly, but new leaves in spring rapidly show signs of scab or mildew. Has formed good crop of apples for the last 2 seasons, which we thin heavily.

Season records for this tree

Season Blossom date Picking date / Yield Size Season notes
2010

2009
3rd week September

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