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Katy Apple tree

Owner: David

Location:  Broadstone, DORSET, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about
Rootstock:mm106
Soil:light sandy, improved with manuring in the past 
Climate at this location:SW England - maritime climate.
Pruning:yes, to keep form
Tree form:Espalier
Height:Not sure
Cropping:Light crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:Aphid

Owner's comments

Katy was planted here in 2010 to complement the other trees within the small orchard.

Season records for this tree

  • 2012

    Spring blossom: 9 April
  • 2011

    Spring blossom: 12 April
    Early blossom, young tree so fruit will be removed before June.
  • 2010

  • 2009


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