All about apples, pears, plums, and cherries - and orchards where they are grown

Worcester Pearmain Apple tree

Owner: nigel@purchon.com

Location:  Shepton Mallet, SOMERSET, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about
Rootstock:M27
Soil:Loam 
Pruning:Summer
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Light crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:Wasps.

Season records for this tree

  • 2011

    Harvest: 4th week August
    c20 apples, harvested as the wasps attack them!
  • 2010

    Total crop of about 5 apples.
  • 2009


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