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Norfolk Royal Apple tree

Owner: Carol

Location:  Frodsham, CHESHIRE, United Kingdom

Age of this tree:2023 years
Climate at this location:Mild
Pruning:No yet
Tree form:Not sure
Height:Not sure
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:Not specified
Herbicides:Not sure

Owner's comments

This is a 2009 graft taken from a neighbour's very old Norfolk Royal this spring. The other 3 grafts we did at the same time are now in Frodsham, Cheshire, St Andrews, Fife and Cobham, Surrey and all doing well. Got 4 more grafts from neighbour's tree in Feb 2012, which are all flourishing.

Season records for this tree

  • 2016

    Spring blossom: 1 May
    Harvest: 3rd week October  3kg / 7lbs
    Size: 1.0m / 3.3ft high   1.0m / 3.3ft wide
    Beautiful eater, crisp, sweet and sharp in one apple, lovely flavour
  • 2015

    Spring blossom: 1 May
    Harvest: 3rd week October  1kg / 2lbs
    Size: 1.5m / 5.0ft high   
    had masses of blossom and many apples which we culled early as its a still a small tree. About 10 good sized apples picked, beautiful flavour
  • 2014

    Spring blossom: 27 April
    Harvest: 2nd week September  1kg / 2lbs
    Size: 1.0m / 3.3ft high   1.0m / 3.3ft wide
    Lot of blossom on tree this year, we removed a lot of the fruit so as not to overburden it on such a small tree. Excellent flavour apples
  • 2013

    Spring blossom: 24 May
    Harvest: 3rd week October
    Size: 1.0m / 3.3ft high   
    Has one apple on this season, great taste!
  • 2012

    Full blossom May 3
  • 2011

    did maiden pruning in March. Planted out March. in Now about 1.2m tall
  • 2010

    grafted onto rootstock in March at Reeseheath College 2010
  • 2009

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