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About this Katy Apple tree

Owner: Ute

Location:  KILFENORA, CLARE, Ireland


Rootstock: M26
Soil characteristics at this location: Grey-brown podzolic 
Climate at this location: Cool temperate, sheltered east side of drumlin
Pruning: Yes
Age of this tree: 10 - 20 years
Tree form: Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height: Not sure
Cropping: Heavy crops
Growth characteristics: This tree grows easily here
Herbicides: Un-treated
Pesticides: Un-treated
Main local pests: Crows


Owner's comments

Planted 1997. Medium to heavy crops since 2001. No disease problems. Great early eating apple. Does not keep. Chickens running in orchard, keeping ground clear and fertilizing.

Season records for this tree

Season Blossom date Picking date / Yield Size Season notes
2013
30kg / 66lbs
Heavy crop
2012

2011
4th week August

Heavy crop, picking from mid/late-August into September
2010

Heavy crop
2009

Medium crop

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