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Orleans Reinette Apple tree

Owner: Sally

Location:  Banbury, OXFORDSHIRE, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about
Blossom:late April- May
Climate at this location:temperate, fairly sheltered.
Tree form:Not sure
Height:Taller than 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:Not specified
Herbicides:Not sure
Local pests:earwigs and woodlice and birds.Possibly some woody canker.

Owner's comments

Very large tree.Skin of apples quite tough as desert apple. Some years quite woody, other years juicy and tasty. Tends to keep form as cooked apple.The only one of our trees that has not yet fallen down. There's tempting fate!