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Elstar Apple tree

Owner: Brian

Location:  Newcastle Upon Tyne, TYNE AND WEAR, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about
Soil:Heavy Clay 
Climate at this location:Cool West Facing
Tree form:Espalier
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:Not specified
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Chemical treatments

Season records for this tree

  • 2012

    Spring blossom: 2 May
    Harvest: 1st week October
    1 apple
  • 2011

    Spring blossom: 10 April
    Harvest: 1st week October
    1 apple
  • 2010

    Harvest: 2nd week October
    About 12 apples,this is the first time for 5/10 1apple attacked by snails, 2 by birds. the apple attacked by snails was slightly bitter and hard like g.smith.
  • 2009

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