Heavy prune done in November 2011. Mild winter with very little frost.
Spring blossom: 15 April
Harvest: 2nd week September Very dry Spring with several warm days in April, around 20 Centigrade. No high winds since January. Lots of blossom. Starlings didn't leave much for me to enjoy.These apples are generally much less tasty than my Worcester Pearmains.
Spring blossom: 28 May
Harvest: 3rd week October Was a good crop but heavy winds in mid September looked like destroying much of the fruit. In the end there were many good apples though the acid taste remaimed until late October when the fruit eventually sweetened.
Spring blossom: 25 April
Harvest: 2nd week October Poor crop. Small apples and not a good taste. Too many summer gales.
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