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Jonagold Apple tree

Owner: Ute

Location:  Kilfenora, CLARE, Ireland

Age:Planted in about
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:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:Crows

Owner's comments

Some serious damage from goat in 2008 but still had crop in 09 + heavy crop in 2010. Chickens running in orchard, keeping ground clear and fertilizing.

Season records for this tree

  • 2010

    Harvest: 3rd week September
    Heavy crop; picked a bit early as crows started taking them down
  • 2009

    Medium crop

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