All about apples, pears, plums, and cherries - and orchards where they are grown

Charles Ross Apple tree

Owner: John

Location:  Byfield, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about
Rootstock:N/K
Soil:clay 
Climate at this location:usual central england
Pruning:Annual
Tree form:Half-standard
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:occasional codling moth

Owner's comments

Tree is about 40 years old. Was overshadowed by a big walnut for years but cropped moderately. Walnut fell in early 2007, so reshaped the apple to make a bigger tree as a garden feature. Huge crop of high quality this year (2009)

Season records for this tree

  • 2009

    Spring blossom:  
    Harvest: 3rd week October

©2019 Orange Pippin Ltd. All rights reserved.

You may not reproduce any of the content of this website without our express permission.
We do not accept any liability for loss or damage incurred as a result of any errors in the content of this website.