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About this 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: 13 years
Soil characteristics at this location: heavy clay on chalk 
Climate at this location: dryish mild
Pruning: yes
Tree form: 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

Season Blossom date Picking / Yield Size Season notes
2016 3 March
2.5m / 8.3ft high
2.5m / 8.3ft wide
Woolly aphid: Mild attack
Silverleaf: Mild attack
Poor blossom
2015 7 May
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 7 May
3rd week September
10kg / 22lbs
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.
2014

2014

no fruit
2013
1.5m / 5.0ft high
2.0m / 6.7ft wide
Scab: Mild attack
Cedar-apple rust: Mild attack
2012
0kg / 0lbs 1.5m / 5.0ft high
1.5m / 5.0ft wide
Scab: Mild attack
Cedar-apple rust: Mild attack
2011 19 April
4th week August

another cold winter with some snow,rather dry march/april much blossom
2010 14 May
3rd week September

spring colder than usual, very dry summer but good crop
2009


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