All about apples, pears, plums, and cherries - and orchards where they are grown

Charles Ross Apple tree

Owner: Megan

Location:  Oxford, OXFORDSHIRE, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about
Soil:heavy 
Climate at this location:usual British
Pruning:Need to
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:Wasps

Owner's comments

Apples so big and heavy, does damage to the branches. A pigeon can fly through the heart of the tree, but do I need to prune it, and if so, how?

Season records for this tree

  • 2010

    Harvest: 3rd week September
  • 2009


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