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Stoke Red Apple tree

Owner: David

Location:  Sleaford, LINCS, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2010
Age of this tree:15 years
Rootstock:MM106
Soil:Fertile soil on top of Clay 
Climate at this location:Moderate rainfall, slightly exposed to winds
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Does not usually produce any fruit
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Organic treatments

Owner's comments

This is a cider apple ( sent by the supplier by mistake). It has good growth, very late getting it's leaves, up to a month later than other apples.

Season records for this tree

  • 2013

    Did not flower this year.
  • 2012

    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   1.5m / 5.0ft wide
    This tree has not flowered since planting
  • 2011

    Size: 1.5m / 5.0ft high   1.0m / 3.3ft wide
  • 2010

    Size: 1.5m / 5.0ft high   1.0m / 3.3ft wide
  • 2009

    Size: 1.0m / 3.3ft high   1.0m / 3.3ft wide