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Red Devil Apple tree

Owner: Ute

Location:  Kilfenora, CLARE, Ireland

Age of this tree:2020 years
Rootstock:MM106
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:Light crops
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:Crows

Owner's comments

Planted in 2002. A few apples since 2004, light crops since 2007. Chickens running in orchard, keeping ground clear and fertilizing. Too shaded at present. 12/3/11 Unfortunately got canker.

Season records for this tree

  • 2013

    Canker: Severe attack
  • 2012

    Canker: Severe attack
  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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