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About this Discovery Apple tree

Owner: Robert

Location:  SOUTH SHIELDS, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom


Age: Planted in about
Age of this tree: Very old
Tree form: Standard
Height: Taller than 15ft / 4m
Cropping: Heavy crops
Growth characteristics: This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides: Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides: Organic treatments


Owner's comments

Bought as a sapling (no thicker than my thumb) from Scott's Nurseries, Merriot, Somerset in about 1982.

Season records for this tree

Season Blossom date Picking date / Yield Size Season notes
2012 4 May

2011 18 April
2nd week September

Moderatley heavy crop...about 80% of previous year
2010 30 April
1st week September

VERY heavy crop
2009

No details kept for this or prior years. I planted this tree 30 years ago.

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