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Ashmead's Kernel Apple tree

Owner: N.

Location:  Cambridge, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about
Rootstock:MM106
Soil:Shallow sandy-gravelly loam 
Climate at this location:Warm, dry, windy
Pruning:Yes
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Light crops
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:Woolly aphid, despite MM106 rootstock

Owner's comments

Average resistance to pests. Good resistance to diseases. Large, attractive, scented blossom. Very prone to bitter pit. May soon be removed because of severe problems with bitter pit.

Season records for this tree

  • 2010

    Spring blossom: 1 May
  • 2009

    Spring blossom: 29 April

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