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Egremont Russet Apple tree

Owner: Kerie

Location:  Southampton, HAMPSHIRE, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about
Picking:September / October
Soil:Heavy soil 
Pruning:Prune to keep shape each autumn
Tree form:Not sure
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here

Owner's comments

Is there any advice on how to store the apples, I have tried just storing on shelves and wrapped in paper, both in cool dark rooms, but the apples seem to soften during the winter, and a lot are wasted before they can be eaten.

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