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Ard Cairn Russet Apple tree

Owner: Ute

Location:  Kilfenora, CLARE, Ireland

Age:Planted in about
Rootstock:M25
Soil:Grey-brown podzolic 
Climate at this location:Cool temperate, sheltered east side of drumlin
Pruning:Pruned
Tree form:Half-standard
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Medium crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:Crows

Season records for this tree

  • 2010

    Harvest: 3rd week September
    Good crop, harvested 16/9 as crows started to peck apples
  • 2009


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