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About this Spartan Apple tree

Owner: James

Location:  York, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom


Age: Planted in about 2009
Age of this tree: Less than 5 years
Tree form: Fan
Height: Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping: Light crops
Growth characteristics: This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides: Not sure
Pesticides: Not sure


Season records for this tree

Season Blossom date Picking date / Yield Size Season notes
2016 31 April
3rd week October
2kg / 4lbs
2.0m / 6.7ft high
4.5m / 15.0ft wide
Small fruits slow to redden Many blemished and some rot on tree
2015 19 April
4th week October
10kg / 22lbs
2.0m / 6.7ft high
3.5m / 11.7ft wide
Scab: Not present
Mildew: Mild attack
Best crop since planting - fruits somewhat small
2014 9 May
1st week October
2kg / 4lbs

About 10 fruits
2013 9 April
3rd week October
3kg / 7lbs
2.0m / 6.7ft high
3.5m / 11.7ft wide
Best Crop so far - good red colour by mid October ( About 20 fruits)
2012 15 April
1st week October
1kg / 2lbs

About five fruits
2011 15 April

More Blossom than last yerar Medium quantity- Lost all fruit bar three!
2010
3rd week September

5 Smallish fruits
2009

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