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Scrumptious 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
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Light crops
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Local pests:Codling moth (maggots), wasps, earwigs

Owner's comments

Average resistance to diseases. Numerous small cankers appeared during 2010. Poor resistance to pests. Maggots favourite. Lucky to get 1/4 good apples.

Season records for this tree

  • 2010

    Spring blossom: 25 April
  • 2009

    Spring blossom: 18 April

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