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Scrumptious Apple tree

Owner: Tom

Location:  Winchester, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about
Soil:Mainly clay soil 
Climate at this location:Southern England - wet and mild
Tree form:Not sure
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:Not specified
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:Our chickens, if un-netted.

Owner's comments

Tree was a gift to celebrate child's birth. Originally potted for first year. Now part of micro-orchard (3 trees) including a mature crab apple.

Season records for this tree

  • 2009

    Spring blossom: 18 March
    Harvest: 3rd week August
    Skin is slightly tart, but the flesh is fresh, jui

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