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Arthur Turner Apple tree

Owner: David

Location:  Sleaford, LINCS, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2010
Age of this tree:12 years
Rootstock:MM106
Soil:Fertile soil on top of Clay 
Climate at this location:Moderate rainfall, slightly exposed to winds
Pruning:Nil
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Does not usually produce any fruit
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Un-treated

Owner's comments

This tree does seem to suffer from early attacks of aphids. Once the aphids are under control from natural predators then growth seems to be good.

Season records for this tree

  • 2013

    Size: 2.5m / 8.3ft high   1.5m / 5.0ft wide
    Mildew: Mild attack
    Better growth this year after a few years of slow growth.
  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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