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About this Jonagold Apple tree

Owner: Ute

Location:  Kilfenora, CLARE, Ireland

Age: Planted in about
Rootstock: M26
Soil characteristics at this location: 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

Season Blossom date Picking / Yield Size Season notes
2010
3rd week September

Heavy crop; picked a bit early as crows started taking them down
2009

Medium crop

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