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Saint Edmund's Pippin Apple tree

Owner: Dan

Location:  Killarney, CO KERRY., Ireland

Age:Planted in about
Soil:stoney loam 
Climate at this location:mild,wet
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Local pests:apple sawfly, scab

Owner's comments

This tree crops regularly and heavily here. It's pretty much unaffected by scab, even though never sprayed. Fruit-thinning is effected by the apple sawfly. A marvellous apple; its one fault is that, like other early apples, it won't keep.

Season records for this tree

  • 2010

  • 2009

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