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Egremont Russet Apple tree

Owner: Keith

Location:  Lincoln, LINCOLNSHIRE, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about
Soil:quite free draining 
Climate at this location:England! cool & wet.
Pruning:prune as needed to restrain
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Chemical treatments

Owner's comments

This year (2008) has been the best ever for number of apples, size, and their ability to stay on the tree. Must be all the wet weather wev'e had.

Season records for this tree

  • 2012

    Spring blossom: 22 April
  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009

    Harvest: 3rd week September

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