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About this Shropshire Prune Damson tree

Owner: Ute

Location:  Kilfenora, CLARE, Ireland

Age: Planted in about
Rootstock: St. Julien A (?)
Soil characteristics at this location: Drained fen peat 
Climate at this location: Cool temperate, south-facing aspect of a hedge, quite sheltered
Pruning: Yes
Age of this tree: 5 - 10 years
Tree form: Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height: Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping: Not specified
Growth characteristics: Not specified
Herbicides: Un-treated
Pesticides: Un-treated

Owner's comments

Planted in 2002 in south-facing position of a three-row mixed deciduous hedge. Got shaded out by other hedgerow shrubs/trees. Not fruiting yet. Will clear around it in winter 2010/11. Late frost may also be a problem in this low-lying drained fen peat plot.

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