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Beauty of Bath Apple tree

Owner: Wendy

Location:  Folkestone, KENT, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about
Blossom:April - May
Picking:July - August
Soil:chalky downland - clay 2 feet down - good loamy topsoil 
Climate at this location:mild - sheltered hillside - sunny spot
Pruning:alternate years
Tree form:Half-standard
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Medium crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Organic treatments
Local pests:minimal

Owner's comments

Crisp pink sweet eating apple, very popular with birds

Season records for this tree

  • 2012

    Spring blossom: 5 May
    early spring but very cold and wet - much of blossom washed out
  • 2011

    Spring blossom: 21 April
  • 2010

    Spring blossom: 12 May
    Nearly all blossom out plus some petals dropped.
  • 2009

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