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Ribston Pippin Apple tree

Owner: Bobthomlinson

Location:  Whaley Bridge, DERBYSHIRE, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about
Rootstock:M27
Soil:Medium loam 
Climate at this location:Cool and wet
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Light crops
Growth:This tree does not grow well here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Un-treated

Owner's comments

Great flavour, beats Cox - but here it doesn't thrive. Grew very well on M27 a few miles away. May try again with M26.

Season records for this tree

  • 2010

  • 2009


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