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Catshead Apple tree

Owner: Keith

Location:  Lambourn, BERKS, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about
Blossom:May
Picking:September
Climate at this location:Moderate
Pruning:No
Tree form:Not sure
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Biennial cropping (alternate years)
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:Slugs

Owner's comments

Slugs climb this tree to get to the apples.

Season records for this tree

  • 2012

    Spring blossom: 3 May
  • 2011

    Spring blossom: 21 April
    Harvest: 2nd week September
    Crop smaller than last year due to pruning
  • 2010

    Spring blossom: 31 April
    Harvest: 3rd week September
    Excellent crop again
  • 2009

    Spring blossom: 4 May
    Harvest: 1st week October
    These apples are large this year 2009, largest to

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