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Orkney Apple tree

Owner: Tim

Location:  Nottingham, NOTTS, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about
Blossom:Early Spring
Picking:September
Soil:Good topsoil on clay 
Pruning:Recently pruned after neglect
Tree form:Not sure
Height:Taller than 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Organic treatments

Owner's comments

I have only recently moved in an taken possession of this tree! Having pruned it carefully last winter it provided much better quality fruit this summer. Seems to be an early cropper. We cooked a lot last year but this year they are really good for eating.

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