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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
Tree form:Not sure
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Medium crops
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Un-treated
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

  • 2010

  • 2009

    Harvest: 3rd week September

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