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Fiesta Apple tree

Owner: N.

Location:  Cambridge, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about
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
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Medium crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Local pests:None

Owner's comments

Spreading growth habit. Average-good resistance to pests. Average-good resistance to diseases. Slight tendency for bitter pit. Some tendency for bark to split in hard frosts, which may give the potential for canker to infect these wounds.

Season records for this tree

  • 2010

    Spring blossom: 4 May
  • 2009

    Spring blossom: 25 April