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Egremont Russet Apple tree

Owner: N.

Location:  Cambridge, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about
Rootstock:MM111
Soil:Shallow sandy-gravelly loam 
Climate at this location:Warm, dry, windy
Pruning:Yes
Tree form:Half-standard
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:none

Owner's comments

Upright growth. Good resistance to pests. Good resistance to diseases, although somewhat prone to leaf scab. Tree removed in late 2010, due to severe canker damage.

Season records for this tree

  • 2010

    Spring blossom: 7 May
  • 2009

    Spring blossom: 30 April

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