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Charles Ross Apple tree

Owner: Ute

Location:  Kilfenora, CLARE, Ireland

Age of this tree:2021 years
Rootstock:M26
Soil:Grey-brown podzolic 
Climate at this location:Cool temperate, sheltered east side of drumlin
Pruning:Yes
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:Crows

Owner's comments

Planted in 2006. First crop in 2012.

Season records for this tree

  • 2013

  • 2012

  • 2011

    Flowered well but all fruitlets dropped in June/July
  • 2010

  • 2009


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