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Redsleeves Apple tree

Owner: Ute

Location:  Kilfenora, CLARE, Ireland

Age of this tree:2024 years
Soil:Grey-brown podzolic 
Climate at this location:Cool temperate, sheltered east side of drumlin
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Light crops
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Local pests:Crows

Owner's comments

Planted in 2002. Very light crop so far but a bit too shaded by a shelter belt at present. Chickens have been running under this part of the orchard since 2007.