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Cox's Orange Pippin Apple tree

Owner: johncole4321@yahoo.co.uk

Location:  Ramsgate, KENT, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2006
Age of this tree:19 years
Rootstock:mm106
Soil:heavy clay on chalk 
Climate at this location:dryish mild
Pruning:Pruned winter and early summer to check height
Tree form:Half-standard
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Medium crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:aphid now wooly aphid

Owner's comments

Main pest may become wooly aphid

Season records for this tree

  • 2022

    Harvest: 4th week August  1kg / 2lbs
    Size: 3.0m / 10.0ft high   3.0m / 10.0ft wide
    Early winds incorrect pruning and drought
  • 2020

    Spring blossom: 3 March
    Pruned very hard to improve tree shape and promote fruit spurs. Very few blossoms five spurs only, winter.
  • 2019

    Spring blossom: 29 April
    Harvest: 3rd week August  3kg / 7lbs
    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   
    Mildew: Mild attack
    Woolly aphid: Mild attack
    RECIEVED FALLING TREE DAMAGE TO HIEGHT AND TWO BRANCHES
  • 2016

    Spring blossom: 3 March
    Size: 2.5m / 8.3ft high   2.5m / 8.3ft wide
    Woolly aphid: Mild attack
    Silverleaf: Mild attack
    Poor blossom
  • 2015

    Spring blossom: 7 May
    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   2.0m / 6.7ft wide
    Woolly aphid: Mild attack
    Silverleaf: Not present
    Heavy blossom this year,early rain but last part of April quite dryish
  • 2015

    Spring blossom: 7 May
    Harvest: 3rd week September  10kg / 22lbs
    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   2.0m / 6.7ft wide
    Canker: Not present
    Scab: Not present
    Mildew: Mild attack
    Fireblight: Not present
    Cedar-apple rust: Mild attack
    Woolly aphid: Mild attack
    Codling moth: Mild attack
    Silverleaf: Not present
    Heavy blossom this year,early rain but last part of April quite dryish Crp to many small apples.Should have removed many in June.
  • 2012

    Size: 1.5m / 5.0ft high   1.5m / 5.0ft wide
    Scab: Mild attack
    Cedar-apple rust: Mild attack
  • 2011

    Spring blossom: 19 April
    Harvest: 4th week August
    Canker: Not present
    Scab: Mild attack
    Cedar-apple rust: Mild attack
    Woolly aphid: Not present
    Codling moth: Not present
    Plum fruit moth: Not present
    Silverleaf: Not present
    another cold winter with some snow,rather dry march/april much blossom
  • 2010

    Spring blossom: 14 May
    Harvest: 3rd week September
    Canker: Not present
    Scab: Not present
    Mildew: Not present
    Fireblight: Not present
    Cedar-apple rust: Not present
    Woolly aphid: Not present
    Codling moth: Not present
    Plum fruit moth: Not present
    Silverleaf: Not present
    spring colder than usual, very dry summer but good crop