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Jonathan Apple tree

Owner: Freyja

Location:  Kings Meaburn/ Penrith, CUMBRIA, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about
Soil:heavy clay over red andstone 
Climate at this location:just west of the Pennines, wet cold in winter.
Pruning:no
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Light crops
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:sheep

Owner's comments

This tree is remarkable as there is only a small width of bark, with a new youthful branch. it is very precarious, but has had an excellent crop this year

Season records for this tree

  • 2010

    excellent
  • 2009


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