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Fiesta Apple tree

Owner: Pete

Location:  Cumbria, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about
Rootstock:mm106
Picking:Mid-september
Soil:stony loam 
Climate at this location:mild, high rainfall
Pruning:spur 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:Chemical treatments
Local pests:codling moth/aphids

Owner's comments

I like this apple as it it keeps well into the new year (in my shed) it is reminiscent of Cox's orange pippin in taste, crisp and juicy. It is partially self-fertile and if you thin early it will produce a good number of large sized apples. It was easy to train into an espalier, I bought it as a maiden whip.

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