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Elstar Apple tree

Owner: Anne

Location:  Ballycastle, CO.ANTRIM, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about
Soil:Slightly Acid clay/loam 
Climate at this location:Warm,wet,windy
Pruning:Tidy only
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:Birds! but I don't mind!

Owner's comments

Tree was badly staked at planting and so has bent over. Have re-staked to correct if possible

Season records for this tree

  • 2010

  • 2009

    Harvest: 2nd week October
    Young Tree, so first year of fruiting about ten apples! Delicious!

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