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About this Old Green Gage Gage 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, sheltered
Pruning: No
Age of this tree: 5 - 10 years
Tree form: Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height: Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
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. Also sheltered E and W. Vigorous growth. Flowered well in 2010 but no fruit. Late frost may be a problem in this low-lying drained fen peat plot.

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