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About this Discovery Apple tree

Owner: Mary

Location:  HALE, MILNTHORPE, Cumbria, United Kingdom


Age: Planted in about
Blossom time: May
Picking time: August/September
Soil characteristics at this location: Lime 
Climate at this location: Mild/wet
Age of this tree: 10 - 20 years
Tree form: Not sure
Height: Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping: Heavy crops
Growth characteristics: Not specified
Herbicides: Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides: Organic treatments


Owner's comments

The tree yields a large crop every year. The fruit is fairly sharp with a mild flavour, The apples are very attractive in appearance with bright red rosy and shiny patches formed when facing direct sunlight. The apples are well formed with very little blemishing and are of a consistence shape and size.

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