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Egremont Russet Apple tree

Owner: Robert

Location:  South Shields, TYNE AND WEAR, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about
Tree form:Standard
Height:Taller than 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Light crops
Growth:This tree does not grow well here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Organic treatments

Owner's comments

Bought as a sapling from Scott's Nurseries, Merriot, Somerset in about 1982 or 1983.

Season records for this tree

  • 2012

  • 2011

    Spring blossom: 7 May
    Harvest: 4th week September
    about 80% of previous year
  • 2010

    Spring blossom: 2 May
    Harvest: 3rd week September
    Usual limited crop for this tree
  • 2009

    No record kept for this or previous years. I planted this tree 30 years ago.

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