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Bramley's Seedling Apple tree

Owner: N.

Location:  Cambridge, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about
Rootstock:M26
Soil:Shallow sandy-gravelly loam 
Climate at this location:Warm, dry, windy - but tree planted with roots in shade of a fence, to improve moisture
Pruning:Yes
Tree form:Half-standard
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Biennial cropping (alternate years)
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:Woolly aphid

Owner's comments

Very fast growing. Thick stemmed. Good resistance to pests. Good resistance to diseases.

Season records for this tree

  • 2010

    Spring blossom: 28 April
  • 2009

    Spring blossom: 23 April

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