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About this Spartan Apple tree

Owner: Pete

Location:  Cumbria, United Kingdom

Age: Planted in about
Rootstock: MM106
Picking time: October
Soil characteristics at this location: stony loam 
Climate at this location: mild. wet
Pruning: Regulatory and to remove canker
Age of this tree: 5 - 10 years
Tree form: Not sure
Height: Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping: Heavy crops
Growth characteristics: This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides: Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides: Chemical treatments
Main local pests: codling moth/canker and scab

Owner's comments

Produces huge crops and grown vigorously since planting; sadly not tolerant of our wet climate and succumbs to scab/canker therefore needs high maintenance with chemical control if you want to achieve good blemish free fruit.

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