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Egremont Russet Apple tree

Owner: Pete

Location:  Cumbria, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about
Rootstock:MM106
Picking:late Sept/early Oct
Soil:Stony Loam 
Climate at this location:high rainfall but mild winters
Pruning:REGULATORY
Tree form:Not sure
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Medium crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:codling moth

Owner's comments

A very good tree for our area; due to the high rainfall we get many trees suffer from canker and scab; Egremont Russet never has these problems. It needs thinning to get a good size apple.

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