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About this Suntan Apple tree

Owner: N.

Location:  CAMBRIDGE, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom


Age: Planted in about
Rootstock: MM106
Soil characteristics at this location: Shallow sandy-gravelly loam 
Climate at this location: Warm, dry, windy.
Pruning: Yes
Age of this tree: 5 - 10 years
Tree form: Half-standard
Height: Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping: Medium crops
Growth characteristics: This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides: Un-treated
Pesticides: Un-treated
Main local pests: earwigs


Owner's comments

Fast growing. Thick stemmed. Average-good resistance to pests. Rather prone to mildew. Died from rootstock canker/crown rot during summer 2010, presumably as an after effect of the harsh winter.

Season records for this tree

Season Blossom date Picking date / Yield Size Season notes
2011

2010 8 May

2009 3 May

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