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Discovery Apple tree

Owner: Janet

Location:  Carnoustie, ANGUS, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about
Rootstock:M26
Soil:sandy 
Climate at this location:cold winters sunny and dry summers
Pruning:not much - tip bearer
Tree form:Espalier
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Medium crops
Growth:Not specified
Herbicides:Organic treatments
Pesticides:Organic treatments
Local pests:snails ants aphids

Owner's comments

I decided to grow this as an espalier before I realised it was tip bearing. It will be not as easy to prune as a spur bearing tree.

Season records for this tree

  • 2009

    Spring blossom:  

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