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Bramley's Seedling Apple tree

Owner: Eric

Location:  Dunedin, New Zealand

Age:Planted in about
Soil:Loam over clay 
Pruning:Trained only lightly to supporting stakes
Tree form:Not sure
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:Not specified
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Not sure
Local pests:Codling moth

Owner's comments

This tree shares its rootstock with a Peasgood Nonsuch and a Belle de Boskoop. Last year it did produce a very few apples but these were ruined by Codling Moth larvae. This season I am going to use a pheromone trap.

Season records for this tree

  • 2012

    Spring blossom: 30 September
    Another full set of blossom - high hopes for a good harvest
  • 2011

    Spring blossom: 3 September
  • 2010

  • 2009

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