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D'Arcy Spice Apple tree

Owner: David

Location:  Sleaford, LINCS, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2010
Age of this tree:10 years
Rootstock:M25
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: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:Not sure

Season records for this tree

  • 2013

    Spring blossom: 21 May
    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   1.0m / 3.3ft wide
    First time ever flowered with just 5 buds. 2 set then fell off. Hopeful for next year.
  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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