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Merton Russet Apple tree

Owner: N.

Location:  Cambridge, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about
Rootstock:M25
Soil:Shallow sandy-gravelly loam 
Climate at this location:Warm, dry, windy
Pruning:Yes
Tree form:Standard
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:Not specified
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Un-treated

Owner's comments

Many conflicting reports regarding ability (or lack of) to withstand pests/diseases so I decided to give it a try. Fast growing tree. Removed 2010 - slightly too prone to powdery mildew for my soil.

Season records for this tree

  • 2010

    Spring blossom: 5 May
  • 2009

    Spring blossom: 25 April

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