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Egremont Russet 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:Pruned to open up middle
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Light crops
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Un-treated

Season records for this tree

  • 2013

    Spring blossom: 18 May
    Size: 2.5m / 8.3ft high   2.0m / 6.7ft wide
    Best performance so far on a relatively young tree
  • 2012

    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   1.5m / 5.0ft wide
  • 2011

    Spring blossom: 20 April
    Still a young tree but the best blossom so far this year
  • 2010

  • 2009


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