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Norfolk Beefing 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:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Medium crops
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:Woolly aphid

Owner's comments

Fast growing. Good resistance to pests. Average-good resistance to diseases. Removed 2010.

Season records for this tree

  • 2010

    Spring blossom: 2 May
  • 2009

    Spring blossom: 28 April

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