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Charles Ross Apple tree

Owner: John

Location:  Byfield, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about
Climate at this location:usual central england
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)
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

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