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King of Tompkins County Apple tree

Owner: Jan

Location:  Winchester, HANTS, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about
Blossom:April 20 - May 7
Picking:November
Soil:One foot of soil over chalk 
Climate at this location:Mild
Pruning:Sometimes - tree very large
Tree form:Not sure
Height:Taller than 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:Not specified
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Un-treated

Season records for this tree

  • 2012

  • 2011

    Spring blossom: 20 April
    Harvest: 1st week September
    Bumper crop: 72lbs
  • 2010

    Spring blossom: 12 May
    Harvest: 2nd week September
    More blossom than last year; crop no better than last year
  • 2009

    Harvest: 3rd week September
    Very poor year after bumper crop of 64lbs in 2008

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